Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1205128

Date first listed: 27-Jan-1989

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Nov-1999



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County: Devon

District: East Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Sheldon

National Grid Reference: ST1196509116


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1520/3/179 Lower Northcott Farmhouse

27.01.1989 II*

Farmhouse. Mid C17, C19 dairy wing, modernised circa 1980. Plastered local stone rubble; stone rubble stables with plastered brick chimneyshafts; slate roof. Plan: 4-room-and-through-passage plan house facing south. At the left (west) end is an inner room parlour with a gable-end stack. It is connected to the hall by a short corridor along the front past a small buttery. Hall has an axial stack backing onto the passage which contains the stair. Lower end kitchen with gable-end stack. 1-room plan C19 dairy/service wing projects at right angles to rear of the inner room parlour. Apart from the rear block the house appears to be a single phase mid C17 house, the hall was floored over from the beginning. 2 storeys. Exterior: Irregular 6-window front of C20 casements with rectangular panes of leaded glass and includes a bay with French window to the hall and another small bay window first floor left end. The passage front doorway is right of centre and contains an old plank door behind and C20 gabled porch. Rear of passage is blocked by a small C20 extension. Alongside is the buttery window which has an original moulded oak frame but has lost its mullions. Main roof is gable-ended to left and is hipped to right. Interior of main block is well preserved and most of the structural carpentry is mid C17. All the rooms have similar chamfered and step-stopped crossbeams. The passage/kitchen partition is an oak plank-and-muntin screen containing a Tudor arch doorway. Here the muntins are chamfered with runout stops. Superior oak plank-and-muntin screens either side of the buttery: these have ovolo-moulded muntins. The kitchen fireplace is partly blocked but is roughly-chamfered oak lintel is exposed. The hall and parlour fireplaces have been rebuilt. Main block roof of clean side-pegged jointed cruck trusses with collars fixed by pegged mortise-and-tenon joints.

Listing NGR: ST1196509116


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