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TWELVE OAKS FARMHOUSE AND OAK ARCH TO THE REAR

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: TWELVE OAKS FARMHOUSE AND OAK ARCH TO THE REAR

List entry Number: 1256977

Location

TWELVE OAKS FARMHOUSE AND OAK ARCH TO THE REAR, EXETER ROAD

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Newton Abbot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464358

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History

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Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX87SE EXETER ROAD 1012-1/2/75 (West side (off)) 22/03/83 Twelve Oaks Farmhouse and oak arch to the rear

II

Farmhouse. C16 with C17 alterations, altered and re-roofed late C19. MATERIALS: roughcast over stone rubble and cob, crested slate roof with a ridge stack to right of passage, axial stack to rear right and a ridge stack to the rear wing. PLAN: 3-unit through-passage plan with a late C17/C18 central 2-storey rear wing and a single-storey lean-to at angle to the left. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys 4-window range. C19 and C20 two and three-light casement windows to the first floor, C20 window to the ground-floor left, C17 four-light stone-mullioned window to the right of the porch and C19 four-light window to the far right. 2-storey porch: the entrance has a C16 sandstone architrave with rounded arrises and stylized oak leaves to the spandrels of a semicircular arch; pintles to a former door. To the centre of the facade is a hip-topped buttress in 2 stages. The rear wing has C19 casement windows. INTERIOR: porch has C16 round-arched doorway with C20 door. The room to the centre has an open fire backing onto the passage with granite lintel and full-depth jambs; plasterwork on the chimney breast has 1624, the initials IB and MB and a design of pomegranates and serpents below a frieze. Two ovolo-moulded axial beams, the rear one which is above the fire has a thinner beam to the rear (possibly to a rear passage, now separated by a C19 or C20 stud wall) with part of an early C17 carved plaster frieze; this is now open to the rear wing which has a stop-chamfered cross beam. The room to the far right has an early C18 dentil cornice; an open fire to the rear has an early C18 surround. To the rear right of rear passage is an early C19 straight staircase (i.e. in the left-hand recess of the open fire in right-hand room) with a C16 or C17 oak newel at the top. Windows to the front right have panelled shutters. Roof not accessible. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached to the rear wing is a C16 or C17 wide oak semicircular arch cut partly into the lintel which is pegged to shaped jambs curving in to complete the arch.



Listing NGR: SX8510073649

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National Grid Reference: SX 85100 73649

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