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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.


List entry Number: 1104540



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shebbear

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91050

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SHEBBEAR SS 40 NW 6/75 West Libbear Farmhouse - GV II Farmhouse. Early - mid C17 with probably C19 additions. Rendered cob and rubble walls. Gable-ended slate roof. 3 brick stacks - 1 at each end and 1 axial. Plan: originally likely to have had 2-room-and-through-passage plan - hall to lower right with stack backing onto passage and lower room heated by end stack. Inner room at right end is probably a C19 addition and was reputedly formerly an outbuilding. C19 outshut at rear. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window front of mid-late C20 2, 3, and 4-light diamond leaded pane casements. The left-hand end of the house is slightly recessed, C20 conservatory extends along most of the front with glazed door towards each end. Interior: left-hand room has 2 chamfered ceiling beams with straight-cut stops. The old lintel to the fireplace has been cut into probably to allow room for a range. There is a headbeam to an original partition between this room and the passage with 1 surviving plank. Hall fireplace has chamfered wooden lintel with hollow step stops and similar ceiling beams. 2 original roof trusses survive over the hall which have slightly curved feet and cranked collars halved in with notched joints. Trenched purlins.

Listing NGR: SS4477206766

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National Grid Reference: SS 44772 06766


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