Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1200958

Date first listed: 10-May-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Sep-1992

Statutory Address: ALSTON FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: ALSTON FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge (District Authority)

Parish: Ashburton

National Park: DARTMOOR

National Grid Reference: SX 77610 72007


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SX77SE ALSTON CROSS 849-1/2/224 Alston Farmhouse 10/05/73 (Formerly Listed as: ALSTON CROSS Alston Farmhouse. Barn with stables to north of Alston Farm)


Farmhouse. Early C19 (probably about 1811); rear part possibly older. Solid roughcast walls. Hipped slated roof. Rendered chimney at each end of ridge on front range. Prominent stone rubble chimney on rear range. Seems to be a 4-square house with centre front entrance; shallower rear range. 2 storeys. 3 windows wide. The 2 outer windows are set in tall, shallow, round-headed recesses which are themselves set in square-headed recesses rising to the eaves. 6-panelled front door in panelled reveals, the bottom panels flush, the top 2 panels of the door now glazed; moulded architrave. Later Doric porch. Ground-storey windows round-arched with 8-paned sashes, the heads of the upper sashes with interlacing Gothic glazing-bars. Upper storey has 6-paned sashes; matching window in right side wall. Interior: not inspected. 1973 list description mentions 'moulded dado, 6-paned doors, panelled shutters to windows, shaped brackets on cut string of stairs with square balusters, marble mantle'. The Devon Record Office has a draft building agreement (not completed) for this house, dated 1811. (924M/B8/33).

Listing NGR: SX7761072007


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Legacy System number: 375970

Legacy System: LBS

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