TWELVE OAKS FARMHOUSE AND OAK ARCH TO THE REAR

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256977

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1983

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

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Location

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

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge (District Authority)

Parish: Newton Abbot

National Grid Reference: SX 85100 73649

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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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