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LOWER WOODMANTON FARMHOUSE

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: LOWER WOODMANTON FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1146886

Location

LOWER WOODMANTON FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: East Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Woodbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Apr-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 88668

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SY 08 NW WOODBURY WOODMANTON

2/150 Lower Woodmanton Farmhouse - - II

Farmhouse. Late C17. Roughcast cob on stone footings, the left-hand end wall and rear wing largely rebuilt or recased in brick; gabled-end corrugated iron roof. 3- room, through-passage plan house, the service end to the right of the passage. External end stack with slated off-sets to left; formerly external rear lateral stack to hall with stair turret adjacent. Stacks with brick shafts. C19 outshut. 2 storeys. Front: 4 window range; 2- and 3-light casement windows, all casements of circa 1794 except for service-end chamber which has cavetto moulding with fillet to surround and mullion (ovolo moulding internally). Ground floor with late C18 3-light casements to inner room and hall, with a C17 window to service end (ovolo moulded internally). Ground floor with late C18 3-light casements to inner room and hall, with a C17 window to service end (ovolo moulding internally). Wide doorway with canopy on shaped brackets; panelled door. Right-hand end completely refenestrated in C20. Interior: hall with one axial and 2 half beams with ovolo moulding with 2 fillets, run-out stops with 2 bars; inner room with axial and 1 half beam with ovolo and cavetto mouldings with fillets and an elaborate stop with saltire and bar. Rear passage doorway with ovolo moulded surround, the door with moulded studded rails and fleur-de-lis strap hinges; several late C17 or early C18 fielded panel and planked doors, one to a corner cupboard with dentilled cornice. Some panelled internal shutters and window seats. Plenty of crown glass survives, 2 panes inscribed thus; "Matthew Lee, his hand, Woodbury, Devon, December 3rd 1784" and "I think Nothing Strange chance/Happen unto all if my lots today/Tomorrow you may fall. Matt. Lee, July 26th, 1800". Roof: 2 jointed crucks visible; apex carpentry seems to be renewed; perhaps in the C18, with collars and kingpost, all pegged. Wing axial stack with moulded cap.

Listing NGR: SY0112185928

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National Grid Reference: SY 01121 85928

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