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LOWER COOMBE 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: LOWER COOMBE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1105893

Location

LOWER COOMBE FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Halberton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95371

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HALBERTON BRITHEM BOTTOM ST 01 SW 2/184 Lower Coombe Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse. C16, with C17 and later alterations. Cob and stone rubble, plastered, under gabled end slate roofs. Formerly a 3-room, through-passage plan, with 2 rear wings, 1 to the service end, the other to the hall. Higher end to the left of passage; end stacks, that to the right originally external and partially dismantled; external rear lateral stack heats hall; all with brick shafts. 2-storeys, with newel staircase at service end to rear of stack; and evidence of another now gone, at corresponding corner of inner room; present main stairs occupy former passage. Front: 3-window range; all C19 three-light casement windows; timber, open porch with slate roof to passage; the right wing projection (under catslide roof) marks former smoking chamber, subsequently converted into small chamber with a (now blocked) window, visible internally. Rear: service end wing with 2 and 4-light C19 casement windows to end, probably inserted into C17 embrasures; an earlier 4-light casement with chamfered mullions and jambs; 8 or 10-panes per light, and with a sliding butterfly catch and stanchions, survive to the ground floor outer side elevation of this wing; wing to rear of hall with end stack, partially rebuilt; the first floor 2-light window to the left of this with ovolo moulded mullion and jambs, 10 leaded panes per light, C19 two-light window to right of stack; C19 two and 3-light casements in early embrasures to outer face of this wing. Inner room chamber with 3-light casement window with chamfered mullions and jamb. Interior: inner room fireplace lintel, wooden, with unusual barley-sugar moulding to concave moulding; rough cross beam with mortices marks position of former screen between this room and hall; service end fireplace lintel with hollow step stops; 1 deeply chamfered cross beam. Roof: 2 periods: 1, possibly C16, with 2 jointed crucks; the other, later with trusses crossed and pegged at apex.

Listing NGR: ST0107410399

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National Grid Reference: ST 01074 10399

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