Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1105322

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1987



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County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Sampford Courtenay

National Grid Reference: SS 63639 02567


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SAMPFORD COURTENAY SS 60 SW 5/152 North Beerhill Farmhouse II Farmhouse. Circa late C16 with C18 and C19 addition and late C20 modernisation. Rendered cob walls. Slate roof gabled to left end, hipped to the right. Brick stack at left gable end and brick shaft at right-hand end, rendered rubble or cob axial stack. Plan: 3-room and through passage plan, lower end to the left. Hall stack backs onto the passage, unheated inner room, lower room heated by gable end stack. Probably in the C18 a small unheated dairy wing was added behind the lower room. A C19 outshut was built behind the hall. Currently undergoing modernisation which includes the insertion of stairs at the rear of the hall. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front of C19 or early C20 small-paned 2 and 3-light casements. C20 leanto porch to left of centre with part-glazed door. Rear elevation has wing projecting from right-hand end and outshot to left of centre. Interior: passage has chamfered cross beams with convex stops. Hall fireplace has granite jams and high chamfered wood lintel. The 2 ceiling beams nearest the fireplace are chamfered in the side towards it and moulded on the other side. The central cross beam is richly moulded. At the higher end of the all is a plank and muntin screen with moulded edges to the muntins and a moulded head-beam. The inner room has a similar moulded beam to the hall. The lower room fireplace is clocked but one granite jamb and the end of the wooden lintel are visible. Roof: 3 old probably original trusses survive - one over the hall/inner room one by the hall stack which has been cut off and one over the lower room. They have straight feet and morticed collars and are not smoke-blackened.

Listing NGR: SS6363902567


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Legacy System number: 93035

Legacy System: LBS

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