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HARBERTON HOUSE

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.

Name: HARBERTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1108226

Location

HARBERTON HOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Harberton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101320

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Details

HARBERTON SX7658-SX7758 HARBERTON 14/416 Harberton House

GV II

House, formerly a farmhouse. Circa late C16, remodelled in C18 with some C19 and C20 alterations. Roughcast stone rubble. Slate roof, gabled at higher left end, half-hipped at lower right end. Large projecting rear lateral rendered stacks at rear of hall and inner room with set-offs. Later lateral stack at rear of lower end. Plan: Three room and through passage plan. Lower end to the right. Rear lateral stacks to hall and inner room, and unheated lower end. The hall was probably never open to the roof although there is a slightly blackened roof truss over the higher end of the hall. The porch was probably added to the front of the passage in C17 and because the ground at the front is at lower level the doorway is approached by a flight of 5 steps. The lean-to outshut at the rear of the lower end is C10. The barn (qv) adjoining at right angles to the higher end, left, was probably built in C18. Exterior: Two storeys. Asymmetrical 5 window range. C19 and C20 2 and 3- light casements with glazing bars, in small openings. C19 panelled door to passage right of centre with timber lintel within probably C17 wide open- fronted stone rubble porch with lean-to scantle slate roof and deeply chamfered wall plate inside on right, slate-topped seats inside and small windows either side. The porch is approached by flight of 5 slate steps from lower ground level in front. To left in front hall the wall has later raking buttress of rendered masonry. The rear has two large projecting rendered lateral stacks at higher end with set-offs and C20 lean-to at lower end. Interior: Partition between hall and inner room removed. Solid wall partitions between passage and hall and passage and lower end. Hall and inner room have deeply chamfered cross beams with hollow slightly stepped stops. Rear lateral hall fireplace is blocked with C20 fireplace. Rear lateral inner room fireplace has dressed slate jambs and C20 timber lintel. Lower room has roughly chamfered longitudinal ceiling beam. Blocked timber mullion window at front of hall exposed inside. Passage rear doorway has old wooden frame and plank door. Two later stairs, one rising from hall to chamber above inner room, the other rising from lower side of passage. Roof: 3 trusses over higher end have threaded purlins and ridge, unchamfered cambered collars with double notched lapped joint, and morticed apex. The ridge piece purlins and rafters survive over the higher bay only. The truss over the higher end of the hall is slightly blackened on the hall side only. The other trusses over the hall and lower end are probably C18 and the cambered collars are halved and pegged to the faces of the principal rafters. Note: The house was formerly known as Symonds Farm.

Listing NGR: SX7779558591

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National Grid Reference: SX 77816 58585

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