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Great Ley

A Grade II Listed Building in Upton Pyne, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7767 / 50°46'36"N

Longitude: -3.5548 / 3°33'17"W

OS Eastings: 290470

OS Northings: 98612

OS Grid: SX904986

Mapcode National: GBR P0.0KF9

Mapcode Global: FRA 37F1.BWL

Plus Code: 9C2RQCGW+M3

Entry Name: Great Ley

Listing Date: 25 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86103

Location: Upton Pyne, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Upton Pyne

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Upton Pyne Church of our Lady

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 99 NW
3/46 Great Ley
- II
Farmhouse. C17. Cob on stone plinth, with concrete tiles replacing thatch. L-
shaped in plan, the longer element representing a traditional 3-room through
passage plan with a lateral back stack, to which has been added a parlour wing with
an end stack, now partially obscured by a cob outskirt which connects with the
adjoining barn. 2 storeys. 3-window range, plus a gabled parlour wing to the
left. All C20 casements, and C20 glazed porch to left of centre. To either side
of the passage is evidence of former screens, a screen groove to a chamfered beam
to the left-hand side dressed only towards the passage, and doorway notches to
right-hand side. To the left end of the left-hand chamber by the stairs there
survives a stud and panel screen supporting a 1st floor post and wattle partition.
The right-hand chamber retains its stone firesurround with ovolo mouldings. Ground
floor beams, single-chamfer with step-hollow stops. Roof construction of this part
of the house is of jointed arch, side pegged, with collars with Z-tenons. The
parlour wing fireplace has jambs of Thorverton stone with a wooden lintel, single
chamfered with step-hollow stops. Above this at 1st floor level and served by the
same end stack is another fireplace with a wooden lintel, chamfered and stone jambs
with wave moulding.

Listing NGR: SX9047098612

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