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Latitude: 50.7112 / 50°42'40"N
Longitude: -4.3181 / 4°19'5"W
OS Eastings: 236431
OS Northings: 92731
OS Grid: SX364927
Mapcode National: GBR NN.4DPN
Mapcode Global: FRA 17V6.7KG
Entry Name: Hollow Panson Farmhouse
Listing Date: 9 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104689
English Heritage Legacy ID: 90685
Location: St. Giles on the Heath, Torridge, Devon, PL15
Civil Parish: St. Giles on the Heath
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Heath
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 39 SE ST GILES ON THE HEATH
5/32 Hollow Panson Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C18, Stone rubble with a hipped slate roof, a large brick axial stack to
the main range, a smaller right end stack and a stack with a brick shaft to the gable
end of the rear wing which has a scantle slate roof.
The plan is a 2-room single depth main range with an unusually wide central entrance
hall. The rear kitchen wing has what may be a truncated projecting end stack and
forms an overall T-plan. The stairs are in the rear wing.
2 storeys and a cellar under the left-hand of the main range. Symmetrical 3-bay
front, the right-hand partly obscured by 2 single-storey C20 service rooms. The
central bay is broken forward with a central doorway with a flat stone arch with a
keystone under a sloping slated canopy carried on timber brackets. The doorway is
flanked by 2-light casements with glazing bars and keystones. Fenestration elsewhere
is 3-light casements, 4 panes per light.
Interior Although the apex of the main range is inaccessible it appears to be similar to the rear wing which has pegged trusses, halved at the apex, straight
collars, threaded purlins and no ridge. The roof trusses appear to be early to mid
C18. The central entrance hall has a large unmoulded cross beam and exposed joists,
C20 grates to the chimney stacks.
A particularly nice example of an C18 2-room plan farmhouse with rear service wing, a
rare plan and date for West Devon.
Listing NGR: SX3643192731
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.