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Lower Skellies Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashreigney, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9077 / 50°54'27"N

Longitude: -3.9798 / 3°58'47"W

OS Eastings: 260902

OS Northings: 113892

OS Grid: SS609138

Mapcode National: GBR KV.R1MB

Mapcode Global: FRA 26KP.TM1

Entry Name: Lower Skellies Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90825

Location: Ashreigney, Torridge, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Ashreigney

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashreigney St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 61 SW
6/33 Lower Skellies Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa early to mid C17 possibly with earlier origins. C20 addition
plastered cob walls. Hipped thatch roof. 2 rendered axial stacks, the left-hand
one is probably stone rubble.
Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan, lower room to the left has fireplace backing
onto the passage. Room to right of passage presumably hall, is heated by stack at
its higher end. Unheated dairy beyond it. C20 addition at rear of left-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front of early-mid C10 1,2 and 3-light
casements, C19 or early gabled open-fronted porch to left of centre with decorative
barge-board and part-glazed door behind. Probably C18 barn extending from left-hand
end with lower hipped corrugated iron roof, 1st floor loading hatch and central
doorway below it.
Interior: left-hand room has cambered wooden lintel to fireplace, chamfered with
hollow step stops. Roof timbers are encased on 1st floor and there is no access is
the roof-space. They may be of interest, however.

Listing NGR: SS6090213892

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