The Shores Farmhouse

2 Sep 1999
The Shores Farmhouse, Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MORCHARD BISHOP SS 70 NE 5/123 - The Shores Farmhouse - II

Small farmhouse. Mid C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings, exposed to right and rear; stone rubble stack with C19 brick chimney shaft; thatched roof under corrugated iron. 2 room plan house facing south comprising small entrance lobby and stairs at right (east) end. Large heated room and small unheated room at left (west) end. Large lateral stack projecting to rear. 2-storeys with attics in roofspace. 2 window front of late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Third first floor window now blocked at right end over the plank door in chamfered door frame. Attics lit by small casements in gable ends. Wall plate with chamfered soffit shows under front eaves. Interior: main room has a chamfered and scroll-stopped crossbeam to right and a roughly finished crossbeam to left. Fireplace is blocked but oven on left side shows by external projection. Cream alcove to right of fireplace. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS7508608731


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2255 IOE Records taken by Michael Woodhead; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Michael Woodhead. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael


Cob, Iron, Plaster, Rubble, Thatch, Stuart Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building