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South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 74875 68700


SX 76 NW STAVERTON Woodend Farmhouse



- II*

Farmhouse and shippon. Circa early C16 or earlier. Whitewashed stone rubble. Slurried slate roof with gabled higher end (right) and hipped lower end (left). Early crested ridge tiles along complete length of roof except for lower end. Three room and through a cross passage plan. Rear lateral hall stack, gable end stack heating inner room and floor inserted into hall in circa late C16. Hall front wall brought forward in line with stair turret on front circa C17. Lower end rebuilt or partly rebuilt circa C17 to C18. Later rear outshuts.

One and half storeys. The house is a four window range. Two, three and four-light casements with glazing bars. One small single-light window to left hand of first floor. Two dormers, one with raking roof, the other gabled and with pigeon holes. The left hand passage doorway has plank door.

Shippon at lower end has loft door over small window and three pigeon holes below the eaves. Later outshuts at rear.

Interior: one main lateral beam and two half beams, chamfered with large step stops in hall. Solid wall between hall and inner room with cranked head chamfered timber doorframe. Newel stairs at front of lower end of hall. Heavy plank and muntin screen with mason's mitres between hall and passage. Heavy square-section beams in passage. Roof space inaccessible. Hall fireplace blocked.

A good example for late medieval farmhouse largely unaltered since C18.

Listing NGR: SX7487568700


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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