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Mid Devon (District Authority)
Crediton Hamlets
National Grid Reference:
SS 81110 00288



3/77 Hollacombe House (formerly 26.8.65 listed as Hollacombe Farmhouse)


Large farmhouse. Probably C16 or C17, rebuilt in C18, refurbished and refronted in mid C19. Front of stucco on cob with rubble footings with whitewashed brick on rubble footings to rear; stone and brick stacks; concrete tile roof (thatched until circa 1960). L-shaped building. Main block facing south with rear block behind left (west) end. 3-room front block with cross passage to rear stair left of centre room. End stacks and rear lateral stack to centre. 2 storeys. Regular 4-window front framed by slightly projecting flat-faced plinth, end pilasters and strips and eaves cornice. 6-panel front door with overlight, panelled reveals and flat-roofed Tuscan porch of 2 granite columns on block bases with responds and wooden entablature. Flanking late C19 flat-roofed canted bay windows with moulded entablature, 4-pane forward sash with horns, narrow side lights, granite sills and panelled base. Left bay has C20 door intruded to front. Other windows are 16-pane sashes without horns. Projecting eaves on pairs of shaped brackets and roof hipped each side. Rear wing has 16-pane sashes to first floor and casements below with roof hipped to rear. Back of main block is C18 brick with burnt headers and includes some C18 or C19 timber casements with small panes. Interior has mostly C19 fittings but large volcanic stone fireplace exposed to rear of centre room which has C20 replacement lintel; it is presumably C16 or C17 hall fireplace. House seems to have adapted C16 or C17 3-room-and-through-passage plan and contemporary features are probably hidden. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS8111000288


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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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Date: 12 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04476/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Saunders. Source Historic England Archive
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