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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 68107 54560


MODBURY - SX 65 SE 2/46 Higher Spriddlescombe Farmhouse and barn

- II

Farmhouse with attached barn. Probably C17 origins, but extended and much modi- fied in late C19. Mainly rendered rubble, but barn is exposed rubble, with a slate-hung gable; slate roofs. Plan may have been in longhouse form; set in part across a slope with entrance from south, now internal and giving access to Victorian extension; entrance now in lean-to extension on north end. Barn, at right angles, to east, formerly accessible from stair within farmhouse, to upper level of barn. Main front in 2 storeys, 3 windows; 4-pane sashes above two large square bays, joined by glazed frontage and part-glazed door, all under hipped lean-to roof. At first floor a further, small, 4-pane sash and small casement, low left. Roof hipped on return angle to barn, two small square stacks. Entrance front has part-glazed C20 door under pent hood, 2 small square lights at eaves, and 2-light casement left of door. Interior has back-to-back open fireplaces at north end, much modified, some C19 doors, grand late victorian pine stair. Barn has half-hipped roofs in 2 storeys, with 2 large loading openings at first floor, plank doors, above smaller ground floor openings. An irregular flight of stone steps gives entry to top end, and upper end has door at first floor access from raised ground level. Throughway in shippon. Roof is 6 + two ½-bays, scissors and collar construction.

Listing NGR: SX6810754560


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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: 01 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/13676/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Christopher B. Meathrel. Source Historic England Archive
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