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Statutory Address:

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

South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 64873 45975


RINGMORE - SX 64 NW 4/165 Lower Manor Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. C17, possibly earlier. Rubble, rendered to south front, slate roof, formerly thatched. A lofty building, set across store with original entry, to passage facing stair turret, off centre right, beside narrow projecting full- height gabled unit; heated rooms each end, third stack to rear stair turret, which also connects to a granary at upper level. Present entry through lower gable end, over a basement. Two storeys, part basement, attics; rendered front 2 + 1 windows, mainly 3-light glazing bar casements; door off-centre right in section of wall brought forward slightly, and under glazed lean-to conser- vatory. Left gable, coped, and with small stack, has various small lights, a door to basement, and entry up flight of steps to lean-to extension. Back includes a lean-to with large external stack, and connection to granary by flight of steps. Large gable stack at higher end gable. Interior: roof has slightly peaked and chamfered ties, and one truss of cruck-like form. At the foot of the spiral stair through two floors a wide plank door. Interior has been much modified, and no original fireplaces are to be seen. A building made complex by its adaption to a difficult sloping site.

Listing NGR: SX6487345975


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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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