Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1258813

Date first listed: 20-May-1985



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County: Devon

District: Mid Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Sandford

National Grid Reference: SS 79241 02732


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2/208 Woolsgrove Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17, thoroughly remodelled in early-mid C19. Plastered cob and rubble; rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; concrete tile roof (formerly thatch). Much altered 3-room-and-through-passage house facing south-east with former inner room at right (north-east) end. End stacks and projecting lateral stack to rear of hall. In early C19 passage converted to stair hall, inner room converted to kitchen, game store built to rear of inner room/kitchen and circa 1919 hall fireplace blocked and converted to serve rear extension. 2 storeys. Balanced 5-window front with rusticated quoins each end. Central late 019 2-storey canted bay window contains large pane sashes with margin panes. 4-panel door with overlight containing radial glazing bars, panelled reveals and Tuscan doorcase with pilasters and entablature is left of centre. 12-pane hornless sash right of centre and 9-pane sash above it and another over door. At each end 16 pane hornless sashes with 12-pane sashes above them. All windows have granite sills and, with the exception of the bay, all first floor windows have one pane deep upper sashes. Rear lateral stack of snecked volcanic stone blocks has moulded shoulder to chimney shaft with moulded coping with castellated top (now surmounted with C19 brick). Interior has mostly C19 fittings but late C16-early C17 features are probably hidden. Late C16-early C17 7-bay roof is intact and carried on side-pegged jointed cruck trusses, the 2-bay hall (over stair lobby and central room) has cambered collars. Site of medieval estate (Devon SMR).

Listing NGR: SS7924102732


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Legacy System number: 445708

Legacy System: LBS

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