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Chipton Farmhouse, Dittisham

Description: Chipton Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101165

OS Grid Reference: SX8505552466
OS Grid Coordinates: 285055, 52466
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3609, -3.6173

Location: Dittisham, Devon TQ6 0HW

Locality: Dittisham
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ6 0HW

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Listing Text

11/253 Chipton Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably C17 or earlier, remodelled land extended in C18 and
again in early to mid C19 and with C20 alterations. Rendered stone rubble.
Lateral stack at rear and at left end with rendered shafts, the right hand
end stack has rebuilt brick shaft.
Plan and development: The original house is the 2 room plan main range;
probably with a central through passage, the lower right hand room served
by an end stack, the right hand room was the hall and has a large lateral
stack at the back. The house appears to have been remodelled in the C18
possibly when the unheated wing was built behind the lower right hand room.
In circa early to mid C19 a tall 3-storey extension was built at the higher
left hand end with a staircase and an outbuilding behind which returns to
form a small back yard. The outbuilding was converted in c20 to extend the
house accommodation. There is a single storey outshut behind the main
range, probably added in C19.
Exterior: 2 and 3 storeys. the main 2-storey part to the right is an
asymmetrical 3-window range with C19 3-light casements (ground floor right
hand 4 lights) with glazing bars. Doorway to right of centre with fielded
2-panel door and slated canopy on shaped timber brackets. Doorway to left
has circa early C19 6-panel door with slate canopy. Circa early C19
extension of left: 3 storeys, 1 window wide, first and second floors have
French window. At rear a large lateral stack with set-offs, single storey
outshut and wing to right and left, and right wing returns to form a small
Interior: Right hand room has fireplace with rough timber lintel on shaped
wooden corbels. centre room, the former hall, has C18 fielded 2-panel
doors, a small C18 moulded chimneypiece and C18 panelled window shutters.
Early C19 staircase in left hand extension with balusters and column newel.
first floor and roof structure not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX8505552466

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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