Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


© Crown Copyright and database right 2021. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2021. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1104540.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 25-Feb-2021 at 22:40:23.


Statutory Address:

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

Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 44772 06766


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


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


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

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 19 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15492/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Warlow. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].