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HER Number:MDV22109
Name:Great Weeke Cottage, Chagford

Summary

House, dated 1692, possibly with an earlier core, refurbished and partly rebuilt in mid or late 19th century, modernised in 1972.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 714 876
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/74
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVII - 1650 AD to 1692 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1960, Okehampton RD, 8 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV275388.

17th century and later house. Hipped thatched roof. Screen. Lateral stack. Inscribed 'W. N. E. 1696' over centre window.


Mercer, E., 1975, English Vernacular Houses, 148 (Monograph). SDV336308.

House opposite Great Weeke Farm (on south side of road to Drewston Cross).
House built of stone rubble and dated 1696. It is of two storeys and two cells, with a lean-to at the south-east and formerly a staircase turret at the north-east. It has a through passage with a moulded timber partition. The stairs are in a cramped position by the stack, rearranged when a short two storeyed wing replaced an original turret.


Department of Environment, 1987, Chagford, 90 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

House. Dated 1692, possibly with an earlier core, refurbished and partly rebuilt in mid or late 19th century, modernised in 1972. Plastered granite rubble, exposed on south side; granite stacks topped with 19th and 20th century brick; thatch roof.
Plan: two-room plan house facing west with central through-passage. Gable end stacks, the left one projecting. Each room has a stair to rear of the fireplace. Outshots to rear, the one behind the right room is original. Right end wall rebuilt in 19th century. Main house is two storeys. The centre gable is inscribed with the date 1698 and initials 'WNE'. See designation record for further list details.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV275388List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1960. Okehampton RD. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 8.
SDV336308Monograph: Mercer, E.. 1975. English Vernacular Houses. English Vernacular Houses. Unknown. 148.
SDV350463List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Chagford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 90.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83303 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV15399Part of: Great Week, Chagford (Monument)
MDV33202Related to: Bakehouse at Great Weeke farm, Chagford (Building)
MDV123451Related to: Building at Great Weeke, Chagford (Building)
MDV33149Related to: Court House at Greatweek Cross, Chagford (Building)
MDV33203Related to: Great Weeke farmhouse, Chagford (Building)
MDV22107Related to: Unidentified building at Great Week, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2018 11:22AM