Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1106884

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: TOWN FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: TOWN FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Templeton

National Grid Reference: SS8869113976


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SS 81 SE 12/188



Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17 with C20 alterations and renovations. Whitewashed rendered cob and stone rubble; end stacks, front lateral stack; tiled roof (formerly thatched), half-hipped at left end, gabled at right end. Plan: Present plan single depth, 3 rooms wide with a former cross passage containing a later stair to right to centre. C17 kitchen at lower (right) end with curing chamber, hall and heated parlour at higher end. Timber-framed wall construction in central section of rear wall suggests former dairy or stair wing at rear which no longer exists. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5 window front with gabled porch to right to centre into former passage. C20 glazing and casement windows probably of the 1960s except for 2 more recent small pane timber casements. Interior: Survival of C16 and C17 carpentry. The kitchen at the right end has a chamfered scroll-stopped cross beam and massive open fireplace with a timber lintel, bread oven and projecting curing chamber. The hall has a chamfered stopped cross beam, the fireplace and lateral stack have been reduced by the insertion of a window. The inner room has a moulded cross beam and a good fireplace with moulded stopped ashlar jambs and a chamfered lintel. Former plank and muntin screens between passage and kitchen and inner room and hall no longer exist although the fragments of 1 are said to survive above ceiling level. Roof:. Side-pegged jointed cruck construction with 1 X apex C17 truss over the kitchen end. Apex not inspected at time of survey (1986).

Listing NGR: SS8869113976


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Legacy System number: 96836

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