MIDDLE GOOSEFORD FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1106055

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: MIDDLE GOOSEFORD FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: MIDDLE GOOSEFORD FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon (District Authority)

Parish: South Tawton

National Park: DARTMOOR

National Grid Reference: SX 67688 91863

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History

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Details

SX 69 SE SOUTH TAWTON

4/154 Middle Gooseford Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Probably C17, maybe earlier, thoroughly renovated circa 1920. Plastered granite rubble, maybe with cob; stone rubble stacks, 2 of them with granite ashlar chimneyshafts; thatch roof. Plan and development: 4-room-and-through-passage plan house built down a gentle hillslope facing south-east. Small unheated room, probably a dairy, uphill at the right (north-eastern) end. Inner room has an axial stack backing onto the dairy. Hall has an axial stack backing onto the passage. Service end room has projecting gable-end stack. Since no internal inspection was available at the time of this survey it is not possible to outline the historic development of the house here. Nevertheless it seems likely that the original house was some form of open hall- house. It is tempting to interpret the house as a former Dartmoor longhouse but there is no evidence for this. Now 2 storeys throughout. Exterior: regular but not symmetrical 6-window front of circa 1920 casements except for the ground floor hall window which is C19 and its outer lights contain rectangular panes of leaded glass. Passage front doorway a little left of centre contains a C19 fielded panel door behind a C20 gabled porch on rustic posts. Roof is gable-ended. Interior was not available for inspection at the time of this survey. According to the owner it is mostly the result of the circa 1920 renovation; the fireplaces are blocked and no carpentry detail is exposed. Some of the beams were removed circa 1920.

Listing NGR: SX6768891863

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