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COLLABEAR 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: COLLABEAR FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1253604

Location

COLLABEAR FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tawstock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1965

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436866

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History

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Details

TAWSTOCK SS 52 NW 3/50 Collabear Farmhouse -

25.2.65 II

Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 with late C17 addition and late C20 alterations. Rendered cob and stone. Half hipped thatch roof with two front lateral stacks heating hall and inner room with tall rendered shafts, and lateral brick stack to rear of lower end. Essentially three room and through-passage plan, the lower end partitioned to form extra service room at right end, with two adjoining wings, both of 2 storeys, to rear of hall, the upper wing containing stair turret, the lower wing and dairy, the latter added probably in late C17. 2 storeys. 5 window range, mainly early C20 timber casements, 2 lights to upper storey, 3 lights to ground floor, all 6 panes per light. Short buttresses to each side of the right hand hall window. Through-passage doorway with replaced chamfered jambs and lintel and C16 4-centred arched door with cover strips forming 9 panels. Inserted C17 four light chamfered mullion timber window to upper storey at upper end with leaded lights . 3 light timber mullion window to gable end of upper rear wing, and old door with cover strips to right side of lower wing. Interior Lower end has hollow-step stopped moulded fireplace lintel, plank and muntin screens to each side of through-passage, that at the lower end LI planks wide with chamfered muntins with scroll stops on passage side, that between hall and passage 7½ panels wide with chamfered muntins and also scroll-stopped on passage side only. 2 massive chamfered cross ceiling beams to hall with hollow-step stops. Thin chamfered lintel to fireplace which has bread oven and dressed stone jambs. Squint to right hand jamb. Ovolo-moulded doorway between hall and inner room. Inner room ceiling beams and fireplace lintel replaced in C20, but fireplace retains dressed stone jambs. Reset bench with carved bench end and panelled back. Blocked doorway at left gable end. 2 C17 doorways with chamfered surrounds to rear of hall that to left to staircase which has small room under with chamfered door surround, the jambs cut out to admit cider barrels. Staircase retains original timber treads. Blocked 3-light timber mullion window to head of stairs. Twin C17 doorways at head of stairs with chamfered surrounds. Fireplace to chamber over inner room retains herringbone slatework to rear of hearth. Moulded plasterwork cornice to chamber over dairy, the latter retaining timber surround to wall recess probably for holding rush lights. Roof structure replaced over inner room, 4 late C16 or C17 trusses survive over hall and lower end with morticed and tenoned cranked collars and 2 tiers of threaded purlins and ridge purlin.

Listing NGR: SS5447028686

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National Grid Reference: SS 54470 28686

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