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HER Number:MDV43741
Name:15 Pound Square, Cullompton


Large 17th century house, three-room and through-passage plan with lower-end rear wing, extended in 19th century when converted to cottages. Now used as offices and workshops.


Grid Reference:ST 020 069
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NW/86
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 95322

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII to XIX - 1601 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Tiverton District Council, 1978, Cullompton Conservation Area, 12 (Report - non-specific). SDV41951.

Submitted for consideration to the Secretary of State for the Environment in December 1977.

Department of Environment, 1986, Cullompton, 87 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336339.

Offices and workshops, formerly cottages and originally a single dwelling, 17th century with later alterations and additions. Mainly cob, on stone plinth, plastered, under gabled-end slate roof. Three-room, through-passage plan (higher end to the left of passage) with lower-end rear wing, extended in 19th century to enlarge cottage accommodation. Right-hand partly external end stack and axial stack to main range; one axial (originally end) stack to rear wing. All stacks with brick shafts, two of them plastered. Two storeys throughout.
Front: four-window range, with a left-hand extension set at an angle with one three-light, unbarred casement window to first floor. Main elevation with a one three-, one four-, and two five-light windows, all under hood moulds, sills supported by shaped brackets, the window to the left, and the three-light window above the porch without glazing bars, the others with a single transom only. All 19th century. Ground floor: porch (right of centre) with moulded cornice, and two Tuscan columns, and two pilasters; panelled door (with rectangular fan light) and reveals. One four-light window to left-hand side. Unbarred, but otherwise as above, one canted bay to either side of porch, 1:4:1 to the left, 1:3:1 to the right. Rear Wing: (roadside elevation) two semi-circular headed 12-pane sash windows to stairwells (first floor); three doors give access to former cottages. Inner elevation of wing with three three-light casement windows to first floor, and one door and five-light window to ground floor; all 19th century.
Interior: right-hand (lower end) room with blocked end fireplace, and one chamfered, step-stopped axial beam; axial beam to passage and another to Hall with double cyma- recta moulding. Roof ceiled. Wing with two chamfered cross beams, and two trusses, possibly upper crucks (roof space inaccessible).
Including a detached building to the rear of No.15, stone below, cob above, with gabled-end slate roof, retaining two chamfered cross beams and two trusses exposed, morticed and side-pegged.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336339List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Cullompton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 87.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV41951Report - non-specific: Tiverton District Council. 1978. Cullompton Conservation Area. Tiverton District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 12.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 13 2012 10:11AM