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GISPERDOWN FARMHOUSE INCLUDING BARN AND STABLES ADJOINING NORTH EAST AND SHIPPEN ADJOINING SOUTH

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.

Name: GISPERDOWN FARMHOUSE INCLUDING BARN AND STABLES ADJOINING NORTH EAST AND SHIPPEN ADJOINING SOUTH

List entry Number: 1107399

Location

GISPERDOWN FARMHOUSE INCLUDING BARN AND STABLES ADJOINING NORTH EAST AND SHIPPEN ADJOINING SOUTH

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Brent

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-May-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99336

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History

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Details

SOUTH BRENT SX 66 SE

5/61 Gisperdown Farmhouse including barn and stables - adjoining north east and shippen ajoining south

GV II

Farmhouse and adjoining shippen, stables and barn. Circa C17 or earlier with C18 and C19 stable and barn. Stone rubble slurried slate roof with gabled ends. The stables and barn have corrugated iron roof with gabled ends. Long range originally probably a three room and cross (or through) passage plan. The lower room, possibly originally the shippen, has been shortened and largely rebuilt as a service room and the stables and barn extension has been added to the higher end. A shippen has been added at right angles to the front of the lower end. The house is two storeys, now symmetrical three bays with central projection with blocked first floor window and C19 gabled stone porch. C19 and C20 two-light casements. Projecting rectangular stair turret at rear, at lower end of original hall. End chimney stacks. Hipped slate roofed shippen with loft above projecting at right angles to dairy at lower end. Stables added at higher end in circa C18 and circa C19 barn extension further uphill with later implement shed on front. Interior of house: the C19 entrance is at upper end of hall and has partitioned lobby. The original hall room has chamfered ceiling beams and open fireplace at lower end with chamfered timber lintel with scroll stops. Newel stairs to side of stack at back. Roof not inspected. Built on original land on the edge of Dartmoor Gisperdown Farmhouse is an interestingly evolved house which possibly originated as a longhouse.

Listing NGR: SX6992363013

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National Grid Reference: SX 69923 63013

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