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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: 1108131



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Churchstow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-May-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99591

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CHURCHSTOW SX 74 NW 5/136 Home Farmhouse - II Farmhouse. Circa early to mid C17; possibly a remodelling of an earlier house; extended in circa C18 and late C19. Slate rubble with dressed slate front with chamfered slate plinth. Slate roof with gabled ends and C19 crested ridge tiles. Large gable end stacks, the left heightened in rendered brick, the right truncated. Plan: 2-room plan, lower end to left, with central cross-passage; both stair turret at front. There is another stair turret at the back of the cross passage (and behind the right hand rooms) subsumed not a circa C18 rear wing. The wing has a lateral side stack but may have been originally an unheated outbuilding with a loft. In late C19 another smaller wing was built in the inner angle. The higher right hand rooms of the main range has been subdivided. Exterior: One storey and attic. Asymmetrical 2-window north east front. 2 small gables with late C19 or C20 shaped bargeboards either side of projecting stone porch with C20 door. On left a large square stair tower with small blocked window on right side. Late C19 and C20 2 and 3 light casements with glazing bars, chamfered lintels and slate cills, the ground floor left has slate hoodmould and C17 ovolo moulded and stepped timber lintel. At rear gabled wing on left with half-blocked loading door on first floor and smaller late C19 gabled wing on angle to right. Interior: Lower left room has large fireplace with large hollow- chamfered slate-on-edge lintel and replaced ceiling beams. Chamfered cambered timber doorframe to newel stairs in front turret. Divided right hand room has plastered over ceiling beam and blocked fireplace. At rear of central cross-passage a wide newel stair with slate treads in rear turret. First floor not inspected. Roof structure said to have been replaced.

Listing NGR: SX7127045687

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National Grid Reference: SX 71270 45687


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