This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE UNDERHILL, Lympstone
5/69 The Sanctuary and Sunnybank 18.11.77 - II
2 dwellings, formerly a single farmhouse (Underhill farmhouse). Late C16 with later alterations. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled-end thatched roof, the rear wing half-hipped. Originally a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service-end to the right of the passage, with a rear parlour wing. A brick extension was added to the higher end in the late C19. Service end heated by an external end stack; hall heated by an external front lateral stack, with 2 set offs to each side, and a big front slated set off; the inner room was originally unheated and the end stack is probably level with the brick extension. Brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Front: 4-window range; 2-light casement windows to first floor, under shallow eyebrow eaves; 2-light casement window to each of the 3 ground floor rooms. C19 and C20 casement windows to brick extension.
Interior: parlour wing with 3 chamfered axial ceiling beams with cyma reverse mouldings and run-out stops. Screens might survive beneath present internal partitions. Upper crucks to wing and main range (roof space not examined).
Listing NGR: SX9911284012
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Brick, Cob, Roughcast, Stone, Thatch, Timber, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument <By Form>