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West Devon (District Authority)
Buckland Monachorum
National Grid Reference:
SX 49732 67086


BUCKLAND MONACHORUM SX 46 NE 3/40 Venton Farmhouse - GV II

Farmhouse. Probably late C16/early C17 altered in 1688 with C19 extension and C20 alterations. Rendered stone rubble walls with half-hipped asbestos slate roof. 2 rendered rubble axial stacks, left-hand one has drip-course. 3-room and through or cross passage plan with unheated lower room to the left. Hall stack backs onto passage, axial inner room stack, probably inserted into formerly unheated room. Outshut added behind lower room probably in 1688, the date of the front plaque which refers to a remodelling. Rear parallel block built on probably in the C19 flush with the outshut behind hall and inner room. Interior remodelled in C20, plan relatively unaltered but original features obscured. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front of circa mid C20 2-light wooden casements. To left of centre is original 4-centred granite arched doorway, chamfered with worn stops. Above it is carved granite plaque with date 1688 inscribed either side of a carved heart with initials I.K. at centre and W above. Set back behind doorway is C19 panelled and glazed door. At left-hand end is corbelled first floor chimney stack, truncated at the roof apex. Late C17 outshut at rear of left-hand end has single granite framed light on gable end. At rear the C19 addition extends to left of outshut. Interior: No early features visible, but some are likely to be concealed by later alterations. Roof timbers not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX4973267086


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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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