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North Devon (District Authority)
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SS 69494 14607


CHULMLEIGH SS 61 SE 5/22 North Parks Farmhouse - II Farmhouse, probably mid C18, with C19 and C20 alterations. Painted roughcast rendered brick facade, stone rubble to rear. Mansard slate roof with corrugated asbestos to rear, and brick shafts to each end. Modillion cornice. Plan: 2-room and central staircase plan, 2 rooms deep, with former kitchen to rear left side and dairy to right. Cellar below right-hand front room. Former servants' stair in rear right-hand corner of kitchen and partition between entrance hall and left-hand room removed in C20. Single storey outshut to rear rebuilt in C20. Exterior: 2 storeys with cellar and attic storey. 3-window range. Symmetrical C20 fenestration in original openings. Semi-circular headed central doorway with C20 gabled porch. Interior: C18 and C19 joinery mainly intact to ground floor. C19 staircase with turned balusters and newels with acorn finials. Fireplaces rebuilt in C20. C18 roof structure composed of common rafters with the wall plate at the rear supported on the solid wall partition between the front and rear rooms rising through 2 storeys, continued round the side walls and supported at the front at the intersections with the 2 tie beams on elbowed posts resembling upper crucks which are tied to the rafters with cruck spurs. The attic storey is divided into 2 rooms, the lath and plaster walls originally continuing up to the apex of the roof, and was formerly reached by a staircase in the rear left-hand chamber, which has been removed in C20. It was formerly lit by 2 front dormer windows. North Parks Farmhouse is a rare example in North Devon of a brick-fronted C18 farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SS6949414607


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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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