Crookstock Farmhouse

28 Oct 1999
Crookstock 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 5/104 - Crookstock Farmhouse - II

Farmhouse. Late C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack topped with early C19 and C20 brick; thatched roof. 3-room plan house facing south. Axial stack serving back to back fireplaces for central and right (east) rooms. Lobby entrance and stairs to rear of stack. Small unheated room at left end. 2-storeys.

Irregular frontage with 4 windows to ground floor and 3 to first, a mixture of late C19 casements with glazing bars and C20 casements without glazing bars. Door right of centre with C20 gabled and thatch-roofed porch. Roof is gable ended.

Interior: left end room may be a secondary extension and is separated from the rest of the house by cob crosswall. Centre room has late C17 chamfered and straight cut stopped crossbeam and cross beam in right room is boxed in. Both fireplaces are stone rubble, their oak lintels with chamfered and straight cut stopped soffits, and include ovens. Newel stair to rear of stack. Roof not inspected but lower sections of the truss principals indicate A frame construction. The late C17 house is essentially intact.

Listing NGR: SS7962407932


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

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Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael


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