COOMBE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307011

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1989

Statutory Address: COOMBE FARMHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: COOMBE FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams (District Authority)

Parish: Churchstow

National Grid Reference: SX 73457 45903

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History

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Details

CHURCHSTOW - SX 74 NW 5/62 Coombe Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse. Early C19. Slatestone rubble, slate roofs. Probably originated as symmetrical block with central 2-storey porch with kitchen wing left, and further long wing to right added. Two storeys and cellar. Front has 3-light wood casements set to chamfered wood lintel beneath stopped stone drips and slate cills, either side of porch with similar 2-light and drip over flat-far- centred voussoir arch over an inner C20 glazed door. Porch and gable ends have alternating rusticated quoins in thin-bedded stone; gable stack, right. Left return has a 3-light with stone drip at each level in gable with quoins; set back kitchen wing also with similar 3 light at each level. Three front windows retain decorative geometrical leading, also one light to kitchen wing. Right return has plain gable, ten, in extended wing, two 2-light horizontal bar case- ments at ground floor and two 2-light glazing bar at first floor. The back, with a deep courtyard includes a 2-light with leading in back wall; wings end in gables, large external stack to kitchen wing and a further stack to external junction with front block, just below ridge height. Interior: inspected in part only: wide central hall with flagstone floor has stick stair; front windows with shutters. Two front rooms with replaced fireplaces. The plan and use of moulded dripstones over the windows suggest a possible early C18 house, but the detail otherwise throughout seems to be C19; possibly on the site of an earlier house; full interpretation dependent on complete internal inspection.

Listing NGR: SX7345745903

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 99504

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