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Latitude: 50.9664 / 50°57'59"N
Longitude: -4.0579 / 4°3'28"W
OS Eastings: 255590
OS Northings: 120574
OS Grid: SS555205
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.MKTC
Mapcode Global: FRA 26DK.6YB
Plus Code: 9C2QXW8R+HR
Entry Name: Cellar Approximately 1.5 Metres North West of Way Barton
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326616
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91817
Location: St. Giles in the Wood, Torridge, Devon, EX38
Civil Parish: St. Giles in the Wood
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Giles in the Wood St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 52 SE IN THE WOOD
4/199 Cellar approximately 1.5 metres
- north-west of Way Barton
Cellar. Early C18. Local stone rubble with sections of plastered cob; partly slate,
partly corrugated iron roof, formerly thatch.
Plan: 3-room plan outbuilding facing south-east towards close by Way Barton (q.v.).
The left end cell is open to the roof. The other 2 are floored over. The ceilings
and walls were plastered which suggests it was built as a service block for the main
farmhouse. Later it was probably used as a cider house and cellar and it appears
there was once an external flight of stone steps to the loft. Secondary outshot on
right (north-east) end includes a privy facing rear.
Exterior: Ground floor has 3 doorways and first floor has a loft loading hatch over a
patch of blocking from the removal of the external staircase. These all have plain
C19 plank doors. The only feature earlier is a central first floor window; an
unglazed slit window with oak frame. Roof is hipped.
Interior: The centre and right rooms have neatly-chamfered beams. These with the
evidence of ceiling plaster suggest that these rooms were of more than agricultural
or service use originally. Original roof of A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed
collars. The secondary privy has a C19 two-seater oak seat.
Listing NGR: SS5559020574
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