History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Lower Upcott

A Grade II Listed Building in Chudleigh, Devon

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85276

Location: Chudleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

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

Find accommodation in
Chudleigh

Listing Text

CHUDLEIGH
SX 88 SE
1/23 Lower Upcott
23.8.55
II

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
outshuts.
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.