Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1305577

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1988

Statutory Address: PIERCES FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: PIERCES FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Parkham

National Grid Reference: SS 37678 22067


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PARKHAM BROAD PARKHAM SS32SE 5/179 Pierces Farmhouse II Farmhouse. Late medieval; remodelled and extension to right built in early/mid C17; eaves raised and roof pitched widened in late C19. Colourwashed render over slatestone rubble; gabled slate roof; left end and ridge stacks finished in rendered brick. Open hall plan remodelled in early/mid C17 to make 3-unit plan with through-passage to left of central hall. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Late C19 brick porch with 4-panelled (2 glazed) door. Flat rendered arches over late C19 two and 3-light casements with glazing bars. Rear: C17 stair turret flanked by C19 outshuts. Interior: plain unchamfered beams flank passage, which has early/mid C19 dog-leg with winders staircase to rear. Central hall has chamfered bressummer over open fireplace; early/mid C17 ovolo-moulded beams to right. Roof: C19 roof trusses; above through-passage is front half of a late medieval raised cruck truss with a cambered collar, trenching for through purlins, and ridge purlin set diagonally into yoked apex (Alcock type Ll); the truss has heavy smoke blackening, suggesting that it was built for a medieval open hall.

Listing NGR: SS3767822067


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Legacy System number: 91498

Legacy System: LBS

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