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Woodhouse Farmhouse Including Garden Wall, Railings and Gate in Front of House, West Alvington

Description: Woodhouse Farmhouse Including Garden Wall, Railings and Gate in Front of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 100896

OS Grid Reference: SX7289943503
OS Grid Coordinates: 272899, 43503
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2778, -3.7851

Location: West Alvington, Devon TQ7 3QQ

Locality: West Alvington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ7 3QQ

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Listing Text

SX 74 SW
5/199 Woodhouse Farmhouse including garden
wall, railings and gate in front of

G. V. II

Farmhouse. Mid C19 with C20 addition. Slate stone rubble walls. Hipped slate
roof with wide overhanging eaves. Axial brick stack and one at end of rear wing.
Plan: L-shaped plan. Main range has entrance hall to left of centre with
staircase and 2 principal rooms to its right, dairy to its left with pantry behind and kitchen in wing to their rear. At the right-hand end of the house a granary has been converted. At the rear of the house a C20 extension has been built on.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front of original 30 pane hornless
sashes with cambered brick arches over. To left of centre is original 6 panel
door under slate pentice supported on 2 slender wooden columns and reached by
stone steps. Former granary at right-hand end is lower and has a 30-pane sash
over a blocked doorway. Stone steps up to first floor on its end wall. At the
front of the house is a low garden wall surmounted by iron railings with fleur-de-lys finials, and matching gate.
Interior fairly complete original joinery consists of panelled shutters and
doors and staircase with column newels and stick balusters.
This is an unaltered example of a modest early Victorian farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SX7289943503

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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