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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1106917



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Clayhanger

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 96721

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7/76 Helewood Farmhouse -


Farmhouse. Circa early/mid C17. Stone rubble; asbestos slate roof (formerly thatched), gabled at ends; end stacks, the right end stack projecting with set-offs. Plan: Interesting for the date: single depth main range, almost symmetrical, compact plan with a kitchen to the left, parlour to the right on either side of what was almost certainly a lobby entrance in front of an unheated central dairy. The partition between lobby and dairy has been removed and a stair inserted in the former dairy. Single-storey rear lean-to a post C17 addition; probably C20 1 room plan rear left addition. A probably early C20 photograph in the possession of the owner shows the building thatched with a thatched single-storey block at the left end which no longer exists. Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3 window front with a circa mid C19 gabled stone porch in the centre with an ornamental slate roof. 3-light casement windows, some with square leaded panes, probably early C19. Interior: Both kitchen and parlour have deeply-chamfered scroll-stopped crossbeams and original fireplaces. The kitchen fireplace has a massive chamfered stopped lintel which extends over a curving chamber; chamfered stopped lintel to parlour fireplace. C17 chamfered doorframe on rear wall of kitchen. Position of original stair uncertain. Roofspace Not inspected at time of survey (1986).

Listing NGR: ST0263222204

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National Grid Reference: ST 02632 22204


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