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Vinnicombes and Lower Vinnicombes

A Grade II Listed Building in Trusham, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6283 / 50°37'41"N

Longitude: -3.6202 / 3°37'12"W

OS Eastings: 285501

OS Northings: 82208

OS Grid: SX855822

Mapcode National: GBR QP.SZHM

Mapcode Global: FRA 379D.X0J

Plus Code: 9C2RJ9HH+8W

Entry Name: Vinnicombes and Lower Vinnicombes

Listing Date: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84693

Location: Trusham, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Trusham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Trusham

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Farmhouse, now 2 houses. Late C15-early C16. Rendered and painted cob walls,
diagonally set asbestos slate roof on 2 levels, originally thatched. Brick stack
over left gable end, axial stack to right of this, rear lateral stack and stone
stack with brick shaft over right gable end. Originally 3-room, through-passage
plan, now with further lower room C17/C18 and rear outshuts. 2 storeys. Irregular
5-window front. Lower Vinnicombes left has C19, 2-light casements with small panes.
Ground floor has 2 windows to left of present doorway with small gabled porch and 2
windows to right. Far right window is in original doorway position leading to
through passage. This part is under same roof as Vinnicombes which has C20 windows
and single storey flat roofed extension to ground floor.
Interior of higher roofed part contains all the earlier features including smoke
blackened 4-bay jointed cruck roof structure with cambered collars and wide threaded
purlins. 2 frames are altered probably C17 and have tie beams replacing cruck
posts. Round arched oak, chamfered doorframe, survives to rear of through passage
with upper parts of jambs forming lower part of arch. Only top rail, beam survives
of screen to left of passage with chamfer and cavetto moulding to lower room side
and original joists but right screen is intact with chamfered muntins and original
shouldered doorframe. Floor over passage is jettied to right, hall side. Main hall
ceiling later, probably late C16 and at higher level with one original cross beam
with chamfers and stepped stops surviving and some moulded joists. Lateral rear
hearth of same date with oak lintel. Tudor arched oak doorframe to left of
fireplace and flat headed door frame on first floor to right of chimney, probably
for access to newel stair, not surviving.

Listing NGR: SX8550182208

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