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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: 1107436



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sparkwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Feb-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99220

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SX 55 NE SPARKWELL HEMERDON 10/113 Hemerdon Farm House GV II

Farmhouse. C16 with early C18 wing and C20 extension. Granite rubble. Slate roof with gabled and hipped ends. Roof at higher end is lower level. Two storeys. C19 and C20 casement windows. External chimneystack with set-offs, on front, to right of cross passage doorway. Early C18 cross wing to left at lower end, with steeply pitched hipped roof. This south-west wing is rendered rubble and has large truncated chimneystack at the centre and has been extended at rear (north-west) in C10 (dated 1923). Interior: The higher end may have been the hall, it is still single storey and has gallery ( ) over the cross passage with reset staircase with turned balusters, moulded handrail and closed string. Also in the hall is a small shell-shaped granite bowl reset in the back wall - and said to be possibly a holy water stoup. There is a squint from the lower room to the doorway. The kitchen also at the lower end has a plain chamfered granite chimneypiece with flat head. Hemerdon was a Domesday Manor. Reference: W G Hoskins A New Survey of England-Devon", page 463.

Listing NGR: SX5624657419

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hoskins, W G, 'A New Survey of England' in Devon, (1972), 463

National Grid Reference: SX 56246 57419


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