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East Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 11821 01648



5/107 Combehayes Farmhouse - II

Farmhouse. Circa late C16/early C17, partly remodelled and extended in the circa early C19, substantial C20 external alterations. Colourwashed and rendered; C20 tiled roof (formerly thatched), gabled at ends, hipped at left end of the C19 block; axial stack with a stone rubble shaft, right end C19 stack with a brick shaft. Plan: Approximate L plan. 3 room plan main range with a rear left wing at right angles and an early C19 block with a taller roofline added at the right end. The existing plan of the main range is battle entrance against to the chimney-breast with back to back fireplaces in an axial stack, hall and unheated inner room to the left, putative lower end to the right. The lower end fireplace is brick and may have been added within the width of a former was converted to a parlour. The rear left wing is unheated and may have functioned as a dairy, it may be a later C17 addition. Substantial C20 alterations to the exterior including outshuts. Exterior: 2 storeys. Aymmetrical 4:2 window front, the 2 windows to the C19 block at the right end which has a taller roofline. C20 gabled porch to the left of the C19 block which also has a French window. C20 2- and 3-light timber small-pane casements. Interior: Rich is carpentry. The hall has chamfered stopped crossbeams, a plank and muntin screen with chamfered stopped muntins on the hall side and an original doorframe into the inner room. Massive open fireplace, the chamfered lintel slightly raised in the C20, with chamfered Beerstone ashlar jambs with unusual drop-shaped stops and a massive rounded bread oven which projects into the room and rises to the ceiling. Chamfered crossbeam to the wing. C19 joinery in the added block. Roof: Side-pegged jointed cruck trusses to the main range with mortised collars and trenched purlins, no evidence of smoke blackening visible upstairs and no access to the apex at time of survey (1988). There is a framed partition on the first floor above the hall, not associated with a truss. The wing also has a jointed cruck roof construction. In spite of the C20 external renovations, the core of the late C16/early C17 house survives with good interior features.

Listing NGR: ST1182101648


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 14 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15514/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Withey. Source Historic England Archive
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