Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1117371

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1988



Ordnance survey map of BRODENHILL FARMHOUSE
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County: Devon

District: North Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Chittlehampton

National Grid Reference: SS 66807 23827


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4/76 Brodenhill Farmhouse -

- II

Farmhouse. Early C16, remodelled probably in early C17, and new farmhouse built in late C19 backing on to the original range. Rear range rendered stone rubble and cob. Slate roof with gable ends. Rendered stack at left gable end and tall rear lateral hall stack with tapered cap heightened in brick. C19 range of unrendered stone rubble with brick dressings. Hipped slate roof with lions head guttering. Brick stacks to each end. Original farmhouse range to rear of 3-room and cross-passage plan. Formerly open hall house, with thick cob wall between hall and narrow inner room, the latter also however apparently originally open to the roof. Thick cob wall partition to lower side of cross-passage, the lower end possibly rebuilt in C17. In late C19 an entirely new farmhouse was built backing onto the original range towards its right (lower) end, of symmetrical 2-room and central stairhall plan. - Front range has 3-window range. Symmetrical. All 4-paned sashes. Brick quoins and cambered lintels with keystones. Cast iron porch with slender spiral twist colonnettes supporting canopy bracketted with mythical beasts, with anthemion acroteria and brattishing. 6-panelled door, the upper 3 panels glazed. The projecting left end of the original range has 2 C19 2-light casements 6 panes per light to upper storey. Interior: Original range largely altered in C19 and C20. Chamfered axial beam to hall. Hall and inner room fireplaces blocked in C20; both had bread ovens. Inner room formerly had staircase to rear left-hand corner. C19 staircase inserted in passage. Roof structure consists of single raised cruck truss over hall, the feet not visible, with 2 tiers of trenched purlins and diagonally set ridge purlins. Rafters survive to rear side. Only the ridge survives to the inner room. All surviving timbers over hall and inner room are thoroughly smoke-blackened. Single tier of purlins only survives over lower end, with no sign of smoke-blackening. C19 joinery intact to added front range.

Listing NGR: SS6680723827


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Legacy System number: 442163

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