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COLCHARTON FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: COLCHARTON FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1105730

Location

COLCHARTON FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gulworthy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94020

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History

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Details

TAVISTOCK HAMLETS SX 47 SE 6/120 - Colcharton Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Mid C16 origin, rear wing to left added C18 with later alterations, mid C19 upper end and 2-storey block built with alterations. Granite and slatestone rubble, granite and Hurdwick dressings, asbestos slate roof; C19 block rendered and lined out, partially slate-hung, with hipped slate roof. Originally 3-room and through passage plan, C18 wing added to rear of lower end providing further heated service rooms, and stair inserted in rear of lower end room for access; upper end removed and replaced in c. mid C19 by 2-storey cross wing, passage widened and straight stair inserted to right of passage. Lower end has front lateral stack to kitchen remaining in original position. Lower end also extended to left for stabling, probably also in C18. Possibly originally had 2-storey gabled entrance porch to front, gable removed at time of C19 re-roofing and cross wing to right built forward to same line as porch. 2 storeys, asymmetrical 4-window range, taller C19 block to right has French window and 12-pane sash at first floor, cheek to left above lower roof-line slate-hung. Passage entry has 3-centred arched chamfered Hurdwick stone doorway with masks set in spandrels, flat-headed roll moulded surround to door head; interior of porch has benches to sides, Hurdwick stone eaves cornice and keeping hole, granite ceiling, inner doorway in granite with chamfered 4-centred arch, recessed spandrels with roundels, C19 4-centred arched 4-panelled door with glazed panels. 2-light casement above under eaves, with double roll and hollow-moulded jambs and chamfered cill, lintel cut away. Bay to left has early C19 small 12-pane sash with 4-pane sidelights and cambered head at ground and first floor, oven projection at base of stack to left; stable door to end left with 6-pane light under eaves; lean-to at end refaced in concrete block. Left gable end has central ground floor C20 2-light casement and C20 casement under eaves, C19 rubble lean-to with half-glazed door to left, hipped end roof. Right side of wing all slate-hung with 12-pane sash at first floor right and stack rising from eaves right and left. Rear of wing has French window, 12-pane sash at first floor, both with cambered brick heads, inner side of wing also has French window; narrow 2-storey porch built in angle with main range, built out from rear passage entry, with half-glazed door and 6-pane sash with gauged brick head. Rear of lower end has at ground floor a C19 3-light casement with iron stanchions and timber lintel, similar 3-light casement at first floor, tall 8-pane sash to right lighting rear stair. C18 2-storey rear wing to right has hipped roof and stack to rear right corner, rear has ground floor 3-light casement and first floor 16-pane sash, inner side has ground floor 2-light casement and small ventilation opening with timber lintel, blocked opening under eaves. Interior passage has lintel remaining in wall to left, door to lower end 6-panelled, straight stair of early-mid C19 to left with panelling to side and stick balusters, 2 granite steps down to kitchen to left. Kitchen has spice cupboard with door in wall to passage, also c. 1820 built-in dresser with 2-panelled doors to cupboards and reeded surround; C18 wooden mantel over fireplace to front lateral stack. Straight boxed stair to rear. Plain chamfered joists. Rear wing formerly contained dairy. C19 wing to right has 2 rooms at ground floor, with cornices and shutters to windows.

Listing NGR: SX4530573161

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National Grid Reference: SX 45305 73161

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