WARMORE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106895
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
WARMORE FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WARMORE FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Morebath
National Grid Reference:
SS 94436 25853

Details

SS 92 NW MOREBATH CHILTERN

1/121 Warmore Farmhouse -

II

Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17 or earlier origins, C20 fenestration. Whitewashed and rendered, probably stone and cob ; slate roof, hipped at left end of main range, gabled at right end, gabled at end of rear wing; projecting right end stack, rear lateral stack. Plan: 3 room and through passage main range, the inner room unheated, the hall heated by the rear lateral stack, stair in rounded turret to rear right of right hand room. A rear left wing, at right angles to the inner room probably functioned as a dairy and gives an overall L plan. Outshuts with catslide roofs to rear of right hand room and along most of left return of range. Interior not fully inspected at time of survey (1986) but there is a possibility of a late medieval core to the building and sooted roof timbers may survive. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 6 window front with regular fenestration, blocked or false window above porch. Steps up to a C19 brick gabled porch to the passage to right of centre; studded plank door with strap hinges. Fenestration of C20 2-light timber transomed casements, one earlier small pane casement survives at the left end in the end wall of the outshut. Interior: Not fully inspected but features of interest survive on the ground floor and the first floor and roofspace may be of interest. The hall has an open fireplace with timber boards fixed to the jambs and lintel ; chamfered stopped crossbeams and a plank and muntin screen at the higher end with step stopped chamfers to the muntins, the screen is supported on solid footings. The inner room also has chamfered stopped cross beams and there are exposed beams to the rear wing. The right hand room has no exposed beams but C18 2-panel doors, one on the rear wall and one to the passage. C17 stair in turret with turned balusters. Roofspace: Not inspected but may be of interest including the possibility of late medieval trusses.

Listing NGR: SS9443625853

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
96767
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11251/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robin Downes. Source Historic England Archive
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