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Latitude: 50.6122 / 50°36'44"N
Longitude: -3.5766 / 3°34'35"W
OS Eastings: 288549
OS Northings: 80355
OS Grid: SX885803
Mapcode National: GBR QS.6YHQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 37DG.2FX
Entry Name: Lower Upcott
Listing Date: 23 August 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1334235
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85276
Location: Chudleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Chudleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Chudleigh St Martin and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 88 SE
1/23 Lower Upcott
Farmhouse. Circa early C18. Local grey limestone rubble, rendered and colourwashed
to the front elevation; projecting end stacks; asbestos slate roof (described as
"formerly thatched" in list description of 1952), gabled at ends.
Double depth rectangular plan, 2 rooms wide with heated rooms at the front, probably
on either side of a central passage with the stair in a rear turret and rear left and
right service rooms under catslide roofs. C20 single storey addition or rebuilding
at the rear right at right angles to the main range.
2-storeys. Symmetrical 5-window front with a central gable and a central half-glazed
C20 porch. 16-pane sashes without horns to the first floor, 12-pane to the ground
floor, 2-light casement in front gable. The rear elevation has a 2-storey gabled
projection (probably stair turret), the rear wall flush with the rear walls of the
Interior not inspected, but features of interest may survive, including the
possibility of a good staircase.
The house is described in White's Directory of 1879 as having been built "about 150
years ago". It was the birthplace of the geographer Major James Rennell, born 1742.
White's Devon (1879)
Listing NGR: SX8854980355
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