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NORTH CREABER 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: NORTH CREABER FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1147663

Location

NORTH CREABER FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gidleigh

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Jan-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94707

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Details

SX 68 NE GIDLEIGH

3/177 North Creaber Farmhouse - 28.1.86 GV II

Farmhouse. C17 thoroughly refurbished and enlarged in 1986. Granite stone rubble; granite stacks, with granite ashlar chimney shafts, one of them rebuilt in 1986; slate roof (formerly thatch). Plan: 2-room-and-through-passage plan house facing south-east. The right room has an end stack with the site of a newel stair alongside to rear. This was the parlour. The left room is the kitchen/hall and it has an axial stack backing onto the passage. Rear service rooms were added to rear in 1986. Main block is 2 storeys. Exterior: Irregular 3-window front of timber casements with glazing bars, all 1986 replacements. The doorway is roughly central. It contains an old solid oak frame and a plank door. The roof is gable-ended and steps down right of centre. Interior is largely the result of a thorough renovation in 1986 of a previously nearly derelict building. The only carpentry which was not replaced in 1986 is a soffit-chamfered half beam across the front of the kitchen/hall chimneybreast. Both fireplaces are built of granite ashlar. The right room, the parlour, fireplace is the latest in style with its curving pentan; it is probably late C17. The kitchen/hall fireplace has a hollow-chamfered surround and an inserted bread oven. North Creaber Farmhouse with the nearby barn (q.v) and shippon (q.v) form an attractive group.



Listing NGR: SX6599188001

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National Grid Reference: SX6599188001

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