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Mid Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 67153 12231


WEMBWORTHY SS 61 SE 1/68 Sauls Farmhouse II Farmhouse. C17, possibly earlier core, renovated 1975. Plastered cob on rubble footings; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; thatch roof. Originally a 3-room-and-through-passage plan house facing south-east with former inner room at left (south-west) end. End stacks to former inner and service rooms and axial stack to hall backing onto former passage. Rear of passage blocked by 1975 staircase. Service/dairy rear block at right angles behind inner room. Late C19-early C20 outshot on right end. 2 storeys. Irregular 4-window front of 1975 replacement casements with glazing bars tending towards a vague symmetry around front passage door. First floor right end window has thatch gable over and adjoining window right of centre has low thatch eyebrow over. French windows at left end. Passage has 1975 plank door and contemporary monopitch and slate-roofed hood. Roof is gable-ended. Rear block also has 1975 casements including gabled half dormer on outer side and roof has hipped end. Outshot with slate roof. Interior: has been thoroughly modernised but basic structure remains. Service end room has soffit-chamfered crossbeam with runout stops and rubble fireplace has ovolo soffit moulding with runout stops. Hall has large stone fireplace in which front blocks are neatly cut with panels of rustication and oak lintel is plainly- finished. First floor beams and joists replaced 1975. Hall-inner room partition removed at same time. Roof of probably C17 A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.

Listing NGR: SS6715312231


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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: 02 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/11250/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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