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LONGHAM 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: LONGHAM FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1104802

Location

LONGHAM FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coryton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 92296

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SX 48 SE CORYTON

7/50 Longham Farmhouse - II

Farmhouse. C17 with C19 alteration. Whitewashed rendered stone rubble with slate roof gabled at ends, 2 brick chimneys, one at right gable end, one on ridge. The plan was probably 2 or 3 room and through passage with the lower end of the hall gabled out to the front as a small projection providing increased accommodation, the hall heated from a stack in the higher end wall. The lower end and through passage no longer exist and the inner room has been rebuilt, probably in the C19 when a rear outshut was added. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front with front left projection gabled to the front and C20 half-glazed porch under sloping slate roof in the right angle between the projection and the main block. C20 fenestration throughout with altered embrasures, earlier drip ledges survive in the projection. Interior; The hall has a large C17 fireplace with granite jambs, the right-hand jamb with a roll moulding carried round as a volute decoration on 2 sides of the jamb, lintel replaced. To the left of the fireplace and divided from it by a C20 partition wall, the C17 stair turret survives as a rounded inner wall. A chamfered cross beam to the projection has ogee stops. Pegged trusses. At one time Longham was in use as an inn.

Listing NGR: SX4761383447

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National Grid Reference: SX 47613 83447

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