Fair View

2 Sep 1999
Fair View, The Green, Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17 6PD
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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 THE GREEN, Morchard Bishop SS 7607 - 7707 11/167 - Fairview GV II

House. C17, extended late C18 early C19. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatched roof. 2 room plan house facing west comprising original C17 one room plan cottage to right (south) and extension set back from the main range on left (north) end. Large rear lateral stack to main room. Roof continuous with Woodstock, Church Street (q.v.) adjoining to right (south). 2 storeys. 4-window front of late C19 early C20 casements with glazing bars, 2 to each block. Door set to left of main block with early C20 slate roofed porch with glazed sides with glazing bars.

Interior: main (right) room has chamfered and scroll-stopped crossbeam and large mudstone fireplace with oak lintel, also chamfered with scroll stops, and brick side oven to left. Winder stair to right of fireplace. Plain carpentry detail to left block and small fireplace inserted into side of main stack; existing timber lintel replaced brick arch. Roof over main room is 2 bays carried on tie beam truss with pegged lap-jointed collar. Extension has A-frame truss roof of more insubstantial scantling.

Listing NGR: SS7699707533


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

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Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael


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