HIGHER COOMBE FARMHOUSE INCLUDING ADJACENT BARNS AND LINHAY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105892
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
HIGHER COOMBE FARMHOUSE INCLUDING ADJACENT BARNS AND LINHAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHER COOMBE FARMHOUSE INCLUDING ADJACENT BARNS AND LINHAY

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Halberton
National Grid Reference:
ST 01028 10316

Details

HALBERTON BRITHEM BOTTOM ST 01 SW 2/183 - Higher Coombe Farmhouse including - adjacent barns and linhay II Farmhouse. C17 with later alterations. Cob, stone plinth, plastered, with 2 stone rear wings, all under gabled-end synthetic slate roof. Possibly a former 3-room, through-passage plan with 2 later C17 rear wings which appear to have been added at the same time. Left hand end stack, formerly external; rear (formerly possibly lateral) stack now at junction of a wing and main range; lateral internal stack to east wing. 2-storeys. Front: (i.e. facing garden and away from roadside): 4-window range, 4-light early C19 casement window above 8 leaded panes per light, all except 1 light fixed; ground floor: left hand window of 6 bays, C19 casement, 8-panes per light, 1 light with stanchion; C19 four-light window to right of wide gabled C20 porch (with three 3- light windows and side door); C20 window to right. The C19 casements appear to fill the original C17 embrasures. Rear: 4-light window to each floor of end elevation of wings with the exception of ground floor window of right-hand (west) wing which is of 5 (and was originally of 10) lights. Casements appear to be early C19 although some of the surrounds may be original; 8 leaded panes per light. Left-hand (east) wing with wide panelled door, recessed. Interior: end fireplace (renewed) with newel staircase and smoking chamber built into flanking recesses; chamfered lintel with scroll stop and bar; back oven (blocked); this room has 3 deeply chamfered cross beams. Roofs (where inspected) are C19; A-profile. The adjacent farmbuildings (2 storeyed barn with granary, and a linhay) arranged around the small farmyard, may incorporate C17 work, and are included in this listing.

Listing NGR: ST0102810316

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
95370
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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