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North Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 70514 17166


CHULMLEIGH SS 71 NW 4/2 Beara Farmhouse - II Farmhouse. Probably C17 origins, much altered in early C19. Stone rubble and cob, upper storey rendered. Bitumenized hipped slate roof. 2 front lateral stacks heightened in brick, with offsets, that to left has tapered cap. Plan: 2-room and virtually central staircase plan, the small right-hand room at upper end divided axially, with a dairy outshut at the rear. The staircase is a C19 insertion, the original plan possibly conforming to a 3-room plan, the lower left end having been demolished, the door at the left end possibly originally giving entry into a through-passage, with the hall to right and inner room beyond, both heated by front lateral stacks. Exterior: 2 storeys. 2-window range. C20 fenestration, all 3-light casements, 6 panes per light. C19 4-panelled door between the stacks, with 1 of the stones of the right-hand jamb inscribed 'Painted 1821'. Leanto slate roof to porch at left end with plank door giving direct entry into hall. Long low range of C19 outbuildings with 5 plank doors and slate roof extends at right angles from left end. Interior: much altered in C19 and C20. Both fireplaces are concealed, and no visible ceiling beams. C19 joinery mainly intact. Roof not accessible.

Listing NGR: SS7051417166


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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 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12507/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hedley R. Hooper. Source Historic England Archive
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