RENDLE'S DOWN FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105163
Date first listed:
19-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
RENDLE'S DOWN FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDING

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Location

Statutory Address:
RENDLE'S DOWN FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDING

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

County:
Devon
District:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Monkleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 46405 21702

Details

MONKLEIGH SS42SE 7/152 Rendle's Down Farmhouse and attached outbuilding GV. II Farmhouse. C15 hall house, of which the hall and lower end survive; remodelled, and parlour end built c. 1590. Colourwashed roughcast over coursed slatestone rubble and cob; gabled artificial slate roof; stone left end stack; stone lateral stack to centre of front wall. C15 house had open hall to left of through-passage and a lower room to right; the lower end was probably floored originally, and the hall was floored over and given its lateral stack c. 1590; parlour end, to left, which has the most cob, was built or rebuilt c. 1590. The building is sited on a slope with the parlour at the traditional higher end. 2 storeys; 4-window range. C20 door to left; late C19 plank door to right. Flat rendered arches over late C19 two-light casements, one-light casement and horizontal sliding sash on ground floor. First floor has C20 three-light casements to right; first floor of parlour end to left has two late C16 two and 3-light ovolo-moulded wood-mullioned windows with leaded-lights. Rear elevation has C19 plank door and horizontal sliding sash and, to left, a small late C16 two-light chamfered wood-mullioned stair-light which has some original glass set in octagonal-shaped leaded lights. Interior: through passage is flanked by plastered partitions set beneath beams; beam on left is chamfered, and projects as slight internal jetty into hall on left. Hall has blocked fireplace to front, and late C16 ovolo-moulded beams. Two C15 raised crucks visible at first-floor level; cruck to left.is chamfered; could not be inspected above ceiling height. Late C16 parlour end to left: staircase and adjoining partition is late C19; first-floor room has very fine plasterwork of c. 1590: overmantel with vine trails etc above fireplace; moulded cornices, and frieze beneath with rosettes and reversed scroll decoration; the ceiling has scrolled and oak-leaf decoration, set amongst ribbed strapwork and culminating in central pendant. Subsidiary features: late C16 two-storey outbuildingto right, of similar materials, has plank door of same date set in ovolo-moulded wood architrave with jewel and ogee stops.

Listing NGR: SS4640521702

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
91470
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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