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South Hams (District Authority)
Aveton Gifford
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SX 68542 45980


AVETON GIFFORD STADBURY SX 64 NE 4/29 Higher Stadbury Farmhouse and Greystone Cottage GV II Farmhouse. C16 and late C18. Coursed slate-stone, slate roofs with clay ridges. A 3-room cross-passage original with rear staircase, to which wing added at right end, forming L-plan. Two storeys, 5-window south front; ground floor has plank door and 2-light with horizontal bars, to cottage, then 2-light glazing bar casement; C20 hipped porch over C20 glazed doors, 2 tripartite 4:12:4-pane sashes. At first floor two 2-light glazing bar casements and two 12-pane sashes. Small left gable stack and large stone ridge stack raised in bricks. Return wing has C20 glazed doors and a tripartite sash under two 12-pane sashes; plain gable. The back has swept-down roof and various case- ments, and outer face of wing has a 2-light glazing bar casement and a large buttress or former stack. Interior: main block has a series of transverse C16 moulded beams, many C18 panelled doors, large fireplace to middle room with deep flat granite lintel. Spiral stair in turret approached through arched doorway with keystone and C18 door, moulded mop-stick handrail. Top room, left, has C18 fire surround with moulded support to mantelshelf. The later wing, with higher ceilings, has elliptical recesses with pilasters, some panelling, moulded cor- nice. A-frame roof, cambered collars, butt purlins.

Listing NGR: SX6854245980


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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: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05090/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Richards. Source Historic England Archive
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