COBLEY FARMHOUSE WITH FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1107331
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
COBLEY FARMHOUSE WITH FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY, COBLEY LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
COBLEY FARMHOUSE WITH FORECOURT WALL AND GATEWAY, COBLEY LANE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
East Worlington
National Grid Reference:
SS 75197 12054

Details

EAST WORLINGTON COBLEY LANE SS 71 SE 8/13 Cobley Farmhouse with forecourt wall and gateway 20.2.67 - II* Farmhouse. Early C17, earlier origin, refenestrated early C19. Rubble plinth, cob above, rendered and colourwashed; hipped straw-thatched roof, 2 large rubble gable end stacks, projecting lateral rubble stack at rear, later brick shaft. Plan: E-shaped on plan, main range has a 3-room-and-through-passage plan, lower end to the right heated by a large kitchen fireplace with an axial gable-end stack; hall with rear lateral stack, unheated inner room, 2-storeyed porch on front of through- passage, wing at front with end stack added at right-angles to inner room, outbuilding projecting at right-angles to lower end; C18 ciderhouse at right angles to rear of lower end. Originally probably an open hall house, perhaps with a smoke bay at lower end (suggested by a half beam set above and in front of the present fireplace). Wing at higher end with dated plasterwork:-"1771", but the wing itself probably slightly earlier. Exterior: 2 storeys, 1:2:1:2:1 windows, almost symmetrical, first and last in the projecting wings, that to centre in the porch. C19 multi-paned 2- and 3- light casements. Outer doorway to porch in a moulded stone surround with a semi-circular head, inner doorway with moulded door frame. C18 cider-house wing at rear, reused early wooden-mullion window. Interior of hall with 2 chamfered lateral ceiling beams with straight cut stops; lower room with 2 lateral ceiling beams and the half beam, chamfered and with big convex stops. Hall fireplace with ovolo-moulded wooden bressumer; wing at right- angles to the higher end has fireplace with granite jambs and wooden bressumer, dated plaster set over. Simple C19 staircase in passage. Roof: majority of roof not seen but cruck appears to exist over the higher end, majority of roof later with trenched purlins, probably C17. Forecourt with rubble walling, pantilled capping, gateway with large piers.

Listing NGR: SS7519712054

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
97418
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.

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