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LEIGH 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: LEIGH FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1147927

Location

LEIGH FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Throwleigh

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Sep-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94749

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

THROWLEIGH SK 68 NE

3/216 Leigh Farmhouse

II

House, former farmhouse and cottage. Late C17. Plastered granite stone rubble; granite stacks with granite ashlar chimney shafts; slate roof (formerly thatch). Plan: The building is unusually wide and tall for a building of this date and status. It faces south-east and has a 3-room plan. Originally the central and left room made up a 2-room plan farmhouse and the right room was a 1-room plan cottage. Both end rooms have gable-end stacks and the central room has an axial stack backing onto the former cottage. Present stairs are C20. 2 storeys with attics in the roofspace. Exterior: Irregular 4-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. The left 3- window section formerly provided the farmhouse with a symmetrical arrangement about a central doorway but this has now been blocked. The present doorway formerly served the cottage and now contains a C20 plank door and contemporary flat-roofed porch on granite rubble columns. Roof is gable-ended. Interior is largely the result of C19 and C20.modernisations. Little carpentry detail is exposed. The only crossbeam is in the right room and is roughly soffit- chamfered. The fireplace here is granite rubble and has a plain oak lintel. The fireplace of the centre room is similar but has lost its lintel and the left room fireplace is blocked. Roof of late C17 A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.

Listing NGR: SX6806687773

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National Grid Reference: SX 68066 87773

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