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Langabeer 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: Langabeer Farmhouse

List entry Number: 1146986


Langabeer Farmhouse, South Tawton, EX20 2LZ

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sampford Courtenay

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 93025

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/08/2018

SX 69 NW 8/142 SAMPFORD COURTENAY South Tawton Langabeer Farmhouse

(Formerly listed as Higher Langabeer Farmhouse, SAMPFORD COURTENAY) II

Farmhouse. Circa mid C17 with C19 alterations and late C19 addition. Plastered cob walls, rubble with brick dressings to rear wing. Gable ended slate roof. Two gable end stacks to front range, each projecting rubble with brick shaft. Brick gable end stack to rear wing.

Plan: original range at front consisted of two rooms with central passage, each heated by an end stack - although the left-hand one may be a later insertion. In the late C19 a rear kitchen wing was added with a parallel dairy range to its left. The screens passage was removed from the front range creating one large room.

Exterior: two storeys. Asymmetrical two window front of early-mid C20 casements - two-light to the left, three-light to the right. Late C19 or early C20 gabled timber porch to right of centre with C19 plank door behind.

Interior: remains of plank and muntin screen to left of front door has chamfered muntins with notched stops and a longitudinal panel at the top. Two chamfered cross beams - the right hand one was the head-beam for a screen on the other side of the passage and has mortices in its soffit. The fireplace at the right hand end has a curved back and low cambered and chamfered lintel. Early-mid C19 wall cupboard in rear wall has moulded panels to doors and dentilled cornice. Substantial feet of straight principal rafters visible on first floor.

Listing NGR: SX6447996669

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National Grid Reference: SX6447996669


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