HIGHER NORTH COOMBE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1250972

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: HIGHER NORTH COOMBE FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: HIGHER NORTH COOMBE FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Stockleigh Pomeroy

National Grid Reference: SS 87660 04747

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History

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Details

STOCKLEIGH POMEROY SS 80 SE 10/233 Higher North Coombe Farmhouse - GV II

Farmhouse. Circa late C16 to early C17 and possibly remodelled from earlier house and extended probably C18 and C19. Rendered and painted cob walls. Dry slate roofs with gable ends. Brick chimney over external breast with oven projection to left (west) gable end; axial brick chimney towards right and rear lateral brick chimney. Main east-west range built into hillside to east. Probably originally 3 room and through-passage plan, extended with rear wing C18 and outshut in angle to rear (west) which may be remodelling of earlier wing. Further extended C18 or earlier by dairy to east and cartshed adjoining. 2-storeys. Irregular 4 window south front. All C20 and 3-light casements. Ground floor has widened window, left, 6 panel top glazed door in possible original doorway, widened window, doorway with C20 French windows within lean-to open porch with side walls acting as buttresses (formerly window postion) and window between further buttresses to dairy in former door position. Rear wing has lintels of re-used timber from circa C16 ruined house a approx. 20 metres to south-west originally with jointed crucks. Cruck post in-situ to north wall of ruin and heavy chamfered cross beam fallen. Similar beam with sockets for joists reused to cart shed opening as wallplate lintel. Further reused fragments within house. Interior: lower room has fine fireplace with ovolo moulded ashlar jambs and ovolo moulded oak lintel. Right jamb moved slightly to right when oven inserted. Wide chamfered and stopped beam in original rear wall position. In adjoining room to east;, originally the hall, is unaccounted for external projection (now within rear wing) beside lateral fireplace, probably stair position. Wing has 3 roughly chamfered cross beams. Fragment of earlier oak roof structure survives in main roof space over hall.

Listing NGR: SS8766004747

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 433537

Legacy System: LBS

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