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MARKADON FARMHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MARKADON FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1104478

Location

MARKADON FARMHOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hartland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91208

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HARTLAND SS 22 NW

1/141 Markadon Farmhouse 20.2.58

- II

Farmhouse. C17 but probably with late medieval origins, extended in C18 with C19 addition. Rendered stone rubble and cob walls. Gable-ended asbestos slate roof. Squared rubble stack with dripmoulds at right gable end. 3 projecting front lateral stacks. The 2 left-hand ones are rendered with brick shafts. That to the right has tall rubble shaft with tapering cap. Plan: originally 3-room-and-through-passage plan with lower end to the left. The house may have been built as an open hall with central hearth but evidence for this was not accessible at time of survey. The hall and lower room are both heated by fireplaces on their front walls the hall with an adjoining window bay. The inner room has a gable-end fireplace with newel stairs in a projection at the rear. A further room heated by fireplace on the front wall was added at the lower end in the C18. C19 outshot built on at the rear subdivided into 3 cottages in circa late C19 and converted back in later C20. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 6-window front with the addition at left-hand end recessed and projecting hall window adjoining its stack to right of centre. C19 1, 2 and 3-light casements, some with small panes. 3 C19 or early C20 plank doors, one to addition to left, one to passage left of centre and one towards right-hand end. Rear elevation has stair projection with curved wall to left and outshots to the right. Interior: lower room has wide chamfered axial ceiling joists with hollow step stops. Hall has wany chamfered cross beam. Stone spiral staircase at right-hand end has chamfered wooden doorframe at the bottom. Roof structure inaccessible at time of survey but may well be of interest and give a more accurate date to the building.

Listing NGR: SS2375225352

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National Grid Reference: SS 23752 25352

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