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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MOTE HOUSE

List Entry Number: 1097321

Location

MOTE HOUSE, MAIN STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon
District: Teignbridge
District Type: District Authority
Parish: Abbotskerswell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.


Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 84730


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SX 86 NE ABBOTSKERSWELL MAIN STREET Abbotskerswell 3/26 Mote House - GV II House, originally farmhouse. Probably C16 with C17 alterations, extended probably in C19 and considerably modernised in C20. Rendered rubble walls. Hipped asbestos slate roof. Large projecting rendered rubble lateral stack at the front and similar stack at rear. Originally 3 room and through-passage plan with hall and lower room (to the right) heated by rear and front lateral stacks respectively. 1 room extension at lower end probably C19. Re-fenestrated, passage removed, stairs inserted and doors blocked, and room arrangements altered in c. mid C20. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5 window front of c. mid C20 2-light casements which have 2 top opening lights. Former enclosed gabled porch towards left end now has window on the front. Projecting stack to right of centre beyond which is C20 glazed door under gabled porch hood. To the right of that is the extension which is recessed. Interior: The lower room fireplace has a chamfered wooden lintel with hollow step stops and an oven in the right-hand side. To the left of the fireplace above the present door is a chamfered wooden lintel also with hollow step stops, this would originally have been for a window. A photograph of this house at the turn of the century shows it thatched with old leaded casement windows and the original round-headed wooden doorframe to the left of the front lateral stack.

Listing NGR: SX8577768689


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Map

National Grid Reference: SX 85777 68689


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