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Gate House at Cogworthy

A Grade II Listed Building in Yarnscombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9872 / 50°59'13"N

Longitude: -4.067 / 4°4'1"W

OS Eastings: 255019

OS Northings: 122896

OS Grid: SS550228

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.L3K1

Mapcode Global: FRA 26CH.PDT

Entry Name: Gate House at Cogworthy

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91878

Location: Yarnscombe, Torridge, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Yarnscombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Yarnscombe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

YARNSCOMBE
SS 52 SE
4/260 Gate house at Cogworthy
4.10.60
GV II

Gatehouse. C17 or earlier, C20 alterations. Mostly stone rubble with some cob;
slate roof, gabled at ends. East of and opposite the porch to Cogworthy, originally giving access to the former courtyard in front of the house. Small rectangular gatehouse, originally 2 storeys, with a large rectangular gateway. Smaller door on the inner (west) side leading to the remains of a stair. A small single-storey outbuilding, probably a later addition, adjoins the gatehouse on the north side. Exterior: Single storey. The outer (east) side has a chamfered stopped lintel to the gateway, similar lintel on the west side. In the centre, a richly-moulded C17 square-headed doorframe, the full width of the entrance. On the inner (west) side a doorway leads into a former stair which retains some treads and risers and an indication of the former floor level.
An unusual survival and important for group value with Cogworthy.


Listing NGR: SS5501922895

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