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North Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 52448 30574


FREMINGTON SS 53 SW 2/4 Higher Rookabeare Farmhouse II Farmhouse. Probably C16 origins, the lower end rebuilt in early C17. Rendered stone rubble and some cob to left side, through-passage and lower end unusually rebuilt with early C17 handmade bricks, now painted. Slate roof with gable ends. Truncated lateral front hall stack and diagonally set brick stack at right end. 3-room and through-passage plan, with hall and small dairy at higher end to left, and lower end rebuilt as parlour in C17. 2 storeys. 4-window range of C20 2-light casements, 8 panes per light. 2-light dairy window to left end and two 3-light casements flanking plank door to through-passage doorway. Small single storey late C19 brick kitchen extension to rear of hall. Interior: Largely altered in C19 and roof structure replaced in C20, but parlour and hall have scroll-stopped chamfered ceiling beams and parlour retains C17 plasterwork overmantel with moulded top and bottom rails, strapwork surround with initials GP to left and WP to right of central plaque with shield and achievement, said to be the insignia of the Company of Spanish Merchants.

Listing NGR: SS5244830574


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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: 16 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10316/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Ann Allen. Source Historic England Archive
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