HIGHER CORSCOMBE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105317
Date first listed:
08-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
HIGHER CORSCOMBE FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHER CORSCOMBE FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Sampford Courtenay
National Grid Reference:
SX 62052 96306

Details

SAMPFORD COURTENAY SK 69 NW 8/141 Higher Corscombe Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse. Circa mid to late C17 with C20 addition and alterations. Plastered cob walls apart from stone rubble left-hand end wall (wnich re-uses some pieces of dressed granite). Thatch roof gabled to right end tripped to left. Plan: the original room arrangement is not entirely clear but consists at present of 2 rooms heated by gable end fireplaces with a possibly integral barn at the left end. A C20 addition has been built at the rear. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of circa early C20 2 and 3-light casements with a central C20 gabled porch which has glazed doors. Barn at left-hand end has central doorway with a slit opening to its left, window to its right and loading hatch above. C19 outbuilding attached at right-hand end. Interior: the right-hand room has a fireplace with high chamfered wooden lintel and granite jamb to the left, oven in right-hand side built in under tile lintel. The other fireplace probably has a replacement lintel. Lack of visible roof timbers on first floor suggest that they are C18 or later.

Listing NGR: SX6205296306

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
93024
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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Date: 28 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12493/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Dukes. Source Historic England Archive
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