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South Hams (District Authority)
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SX 70833 68717



4/17 Langaford

9-2-61 - II

House, formerly a farmhouse. Circa early C16, heightened and remodelled at higher end in early C19. Stone rubble roughcast at lower south end and stuccoed at higher north end. Slate roofs with gabled ends. Roof at higher end heightened and with oversailing eaves. Rendered chimney-stacks. that at north end is slate hung. 3 room and through passage plan, with axial hall stack backing onto through passage and inner room and lower end stacks at gable ends. Screen or wall on lower side of passage missing and C19 staircase inserted into higher end of hall. Front wall of lower end brought forward and hall and higher end entirely remodelled and heightened. 2 storeys. 4-window range. Right-hand end 2-window range of sashes with glazing bars in moulded cases and with central panelled door with rectangular fanlight and moulded hood on brackets. Left-hand range has C20 casements with glazing bars. Gabled 2 storey porch to left of centre with large round arch with imposts. Wide inner doorway to passage has chamfered timber frame with ogee head, nail-studded plank door with head moulding and wrought iron hinges. Norwich Union fire insurance plaque in apex of porch gable. Interior: axial hall fireplace has ovolo moulded timber lintel with bar stops supported on moulded granite corbels. Unstopped chamfered hall ceiling beam. Lower room kitchen has gable end fireplace with chamfered lintel. Lower room and passage have closely spaced chamfered ceiling beams alternately with step stops. The higher end of house has most of its early C19 joinery and a narrow stair hall has been inserted into higher end of hall. Lower end roof has truss with side pegged dovetail lap jointed cranked collar, which may be smoke-butchered but close inspection not possible. The roof over the hall and higher end has trusses with lap-jointed side-pegged apices and collars. There is said to have been a fire at the higher end of the house.

Listing NGR: SX7083368717


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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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Date: 13 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05039/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ernie W. King. Source Historic England Archive
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