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Latitude: 50.6712 / 50°40'16"N
Longitude: -3.4067 / 3°24'23"W
OS Eastings: 300694
OS Northings: 86673
OS Grid: SY006866
Mapcode National: GBR P4.9HJH
Mapcode Global: FRA 37R9.GND
Entry Name: Higher Venmoor Farmhouse and Attached Barn to Rear
Listing Date: 21 April 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104190
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88622
Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX5
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Woodbury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Woodbury with Exton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 98 NE WOODBURY GILBROOK (west side) Woodbury
2/111 Higher Venmoor Farmhouse and
- attached barn to rear
Former farmhouse with barn attached to rear wing. Early C17 with later
alterations. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled-end corrugated iron roof.
Formerly a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service end to the left of the
passage. Internal end stacks; rear stack to hall, internal end emerging through
slope of roof; all with brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Front: 4 window range; 3-windows to ground floor; all with 12-pane hornless sashes.
Door, panelled, with rectangular fanlight; scratch moulded doorway surround; simple
canopy on console brackets. Rear service end wing with three 2-light C19 casement
windows to roadside. The beam extends to the rear of this, the roof ridge at a
lower level than the wing, and is entered from the road through an early-C17
doorway with cranked chamfered lintel, mitred and pegged into chamfered jambs, the
latter with step stops.
Interior: the barn with 3 base jointed crucks, morticed and pegged at apex,
threaded purlins; much repaired, the collars replaced. Lath and plaster partition
between barn and rear wing. Interior of house not inspected internally but the
inner room ceiling beam visible, with ovolo-moulding and 2 fillets.
Listing NGR: SY0069486673
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