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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 74269 56395


DIPTFORD SX75NW Simpson Farmhouse 4/228


Farmhouse. Circa early C19. Painted stone rubble rendered right hand side and with slate hung front-and left (west) side. Slate roof with gabled ends. Rendered gable end stacks and broad left lend stack projects slightly and is slate hung the same as the gable end wall. Plan: double depth rectangular plan with 2 principal front rooms and central entrance hall between containing the stairs at the back. Behind the front rooms there are 2 smaller service rooms, probably the kitchen to the left and dairy to the right. Under the right end the collars are entered from a doorway at the lower level at the right side. The kitchen is now in a C20 single storey outshut at the back. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3 window front, the windows disposed slightly towards the right. Early C19 sashes on the first floor 16-pane sashes to the right and left and a narrow central sash with 12 panes. The 2 ground floor windows have late C19 or early C20 4-pane sashes with horns. All the windows are in original openings. Central doorway with reeded flush panel door and C20 glazed porch. the back has C20 casements in original openings and centre first floor is a larger stair window with C20 window frame. Flush panel door below now enclosed within C20 single storey outshut. Interior: not inspected but the original panelled front window shutters are intact. the interior is said to be unaltered and is likely to have panelled doors and its original staircase.

Listing NGR: SX7426956395


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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: 27 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/13699/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Mackenzie. Source Historic England Archive
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