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

Mid Devon (District Authority)
Cheriton Bishop
National Grid Reference:
SX 77088 94916



10/9 Lewdon Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Early C16 origins, improved and extended in C16 and C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; stone and brick stacks; asbestos tile roof over thatch. Much altered 3-room-and-through-passage with inner room to north west and late C16-early C17 block behind hall. 2-storeys facing north east. Irregular 4- window front comprising C20 wooden casements of various sizes with late C18 6-panel door at left end to passage. Hall section breaks forward slightly from main block. Very small service end result of truncation of this end. Roof is largely inaccessible but smoke-blackening over passage and service end suggests an early C16 low partition house with an open hearth fire. Granite hall fireplace with chamfered oak lintel with pyramid stops and remains of oak plank-and-muntin screen including a flat-arched door alongside to passage. Passage-service end chamber jettied into hall with first floor low plank-and-muntin screen below plastered framing. At upper end of hall unusual mid C17 oak plank-and-muntin screen with moulding along head and chamfered posts with bar-runout stops. Framing above and closed tie-beam truss. Inner room with chamfered beam with runout stops. Hall wing with late C16/early C17 stopped beams but gable fireplace built of brick and rubble in C19. Inner room extended and much altered in C19. Granite mounting block set against C19 extension to hall wing (south west end).

Listing NGR: SX7708894916


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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: 25 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16215/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hedley R. Hooper. Source Historic England Archive
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