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HER Number:MDV33356
Name:Poultry house at Chapple, Gidleigh

Summary

Probably late 18th - early 19th century. Granite stone rubble with massive dressed quoins; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch). Originally a row of four pigsties with some of the entrances blocked.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 672 891
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/14/8
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIGSTY (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1850 AD (Between))
  • POULTRY HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Gidleigh, 142 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV275393.

Poultry house approximately 10 metres east of Chapple Farmhouse. Poultry house. Probably late 18th - early 19th century. Granite stone rubble with massive dressed quoins; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: poultry house built across the slope and facing south. It originally comprised a row of four pigsties each with a low front door with a feeding hatch alongside to right. Some of the openings have since been blocked. The outer two are divided off by stone crosswalls but the middle two are undivided. Continuous hayloft above with central loading hatch. Roof is gable-ended.
Interior has plain carpentry detail including a replacement 20th century roof.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

3/189 Poultry House approximately 10 - metres east of Chapple Farmhouse, GV II
Poultry house. Probably late C18 - early C19. Granite stone rubble with massive dressed quoins; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: poultry house built across the slope and facing south. It originally comprised a row of 4 pigsties each with a low front door with a feeding hatch alongside to right. Some of the openings have since been blocked. The outer 2 are divided off by stone crosswalls but the middle two are undivided. Continuous hayloft above with central loading hatch. Roof is gable-ended.
Interior has plain carpentry detail including a replacement C20 roof.
The poultry house is one of a group of attractive listed buildings including Chapple Farmhouse (q.v) and West Chapple (q.v) which make up the hamlet of Chapple.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV275393List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Gidleigh. Historic Houses Register. 142.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87863 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV77125Part of: Chapple farmstead, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV33354Related to: Barn south of Chapple Farmhouse, Gidleigh (Building)
MDV6126Related to: Chapple (East) Farmhouse (Building)
MDV6125Related to: Cottage east of Chapple Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33353Related to: Cow house south-east of Chapple farmhouse, Gidleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2016 2:09PM