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Hernaford Farmhouse, Harberton

Description: Hernaford Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101273

OS Grid Reference: SX7831455459
OS Grid Coordinates: 278314, 55459
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3864, -3.7130

Location: Hernaford Road, Harberton, Devon TQ9 7HY

Locality: Harberton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7HY

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Listing Text


5/366 Hernaford Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Circa 1830-40. Slate rubble with stuccoed front and slate hung
south side. Slurried scantle slate single span roof with gabled ends and deep
eaves with paired brackets to soffit. Some early crested ridge tiles reused
from earlier house. Chimney stacks in gable ends.
Plan: Double depth plan, approximately square, with central entrance
hall/passage containing stairs at back and with principal room either side at
front and kitchen, dairy and servants'stair at rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical east front. 3 bays. 16-pane
sashes to first floor and 8 over 12-pane sashes to ground floor. Central
doorway with panelled reveals and original panelled door. Later porch with
octagonal timber posts supporting slated canopy. At rear, central tall round-
headed stair window with sash complete with glazing bars and radiating glazing
bar at top.
Interior: Stairs at rear of central stair hall with wreathed mahogany
handrail and stick balusters. Front room on south side has marble
chimneypiece. All the original internal joinery is intact including moulded
doorframes, panelled doors and shutters. The moulded ceiling conrices are
also intact.
Note: Hernaford Farmhouse probably replaced an earlier farmhouse which is
probably the much older house now known as Hernaford Cottage (qv).

Listing NGR: SX7831455459

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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