Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146646

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989



Ordnance survey map of REEDS FARMHOUSE
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Beaford

National Grid Reference: SS 55298 15076


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BEAFORD EXETER ROAD (north-east side), SS 5515 Beaford

20/46 Reeds Farmhouse


Farmhouse, possibly latterly divided. Probably early to mid C17 with probably mid to late C19 internal alterations, and further late C20 alterations and additions. Rendered over stone rubble to ground floor and cob to first floor. Wheatstraw thatched roof. Old brick end stack to right and C20 brick end stack to left (rebuilding of earlier stack). Plan and development: C17 three-room plan, with end stacks and unheated central room. Entrances into central room and right-hand room, possibly suggesting that the house may have been, divided at some time. Probably C18 or C19 outshut (probably formerly dairy) at rear of left-hand room and C20 flat-roofed addition to rear of central room. Two storeys with one-storey additions to rear. Exterior: Asymmetrically - fenestrated front. Four windows to first floor and 3 to ground floor; late C20 two-light plastic casements in old openings. Doorways off- centre to left and right, between windows, with late C20 doors. Interior: Left-hand ground-floor room has C17 open stone fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel (opening later reduced in width) and square recess in wall to left with shelves. Left-hand ground-floor room also has C17 chamfered beam with broach stops reused as lintel above (possibly inserted in the C19 to create a larger opening for a shop window - window since reduced). First floor and roofspace not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS5529815076


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Legacy System number: 91664

Legacy System: LBS

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