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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: 1105317



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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sampford Courtenay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 93024

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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

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National Grid Reference: SX 62052 96306


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