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West Devon (District Authority)
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SX 58 NW 12/65 22.2.67

BRIDESTOWE Stone Farmhouse


Farmhouse associated with a planned farmstead. Mid C19 (newspaper cutting of 1855 refers to house in sale particulars as being newly-built). Rendered stone rubble walls. Hipped slate roof. 3 rendered stacks are at left-hand end, one axial towards the right-hand end and one axial offset front the ridge at the rear. Rectangular double depth plan with entrance/stair hall to left of centre and principal room to left and right of it. Dairy at right-hand end with kitchen and other service rooms at rear. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front of mid C19 hornless 12-pane sashes on 1st floor and late C20 PVC French windows in original openings to ground floor. Original porch to left of centre is of granite with pillars at the front and pilasters at the rear which have moulded capitals, moulded cornice above. Probably original panelled door which has had the top panels replaced by glass. The rear elevation is very unaltered with 4 windows asymmetrically placed which are C19 small paned 2- and 3-light casements. Original 6-panel door to right of centre. Interior: The kitchen has an open fireplace with roughly dressed square granite lintel and jambs. Surprisingly plain staircase which has open string, wreathed handrail and stick balusters which also take the place of newels. The right-hand principal room has 2 original arched recesses which have moulded pilasters and flank the chimney breast. The original chimneypieces have been removed or the fireplaces blocked. This is the farmhouse to a planned mid C19 farmstead (q.v.) situated immediately to its rear.

Listing NGR: SX5041188948


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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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