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East Lake Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Monkokehampton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8374 / 50°50'14"N

Longitude: -4.0059 / 4°0'21"W

OS Eastings: 258849

OS Northings: 106121

OS Grid: SS588061

Mapcode National: GBR KT.WDZL

Mapcode Global: FRA 26HW.H4V

Entry Name: East Lake Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93311

Location: Monkokehampton, West Devon, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Monkokehampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Monkokehampton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MONKOKEHAMPTON
SS 50 NE
4/197 East Lake Farmhouse
-
GV II*

Farmhouse. Early to mid C17 possibly with medieval origins. Plastered cob and
rubble walls. Thatch roof gabled at left-hand end, hipped to right. 3 brick
stacks, one at left gable, one axial and one at right-hand end on projecting cob
base.
Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan with some lower room to the right. Newel
stairs in projection at rear of hail. Hall stack backs onto passage. Very small
inner and lower rooms with probably inserted stacks.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front mainly of 1, 2 and 3-light C20
casements. C19 small-paned 3-light casement to left of centre on ground floor and
circa late C19 or early C20 2-light casement to right with diagonal glazing bars.
C20 plank door to passage towards right-hand end. Rear elevation has passage
doorway to left of centre with original chamfered wooden doorframe. Large semi-
circular stair projection towards right-hand end has gabled roof and small 3-light
Cl? wooden mullion window. Inserted doorway into inner room to right of stair
projection.
Interior: at lower side of passage is chamfered plank and muntin screen with hollow
step stops to muntins. Hall fireplace has dressed granite jambs and chamfered,
hollow step-stopped wooden lintel. The 3 ceiling beams are similarly finished. C18
wall cupboard with fielded panel door. The hall has 2 C17 ovolo-moulded doorframes
with vase stops - one to the inner room and one to the newel stairs, a similar
doorway also leads into the hall from the passage. The newel stairs have solid oak
treads. At the top is a simple balustrade with rough finial to newel post. Cl?
chamfered double doorframe at head of stairs and one into the left-hand end 1st
floor room.
Roof: complete C17 roof which consists of straight principals with trenched purlins
and collars halved on with notched lap-joint. Over the stair turret is a blackened
timber which may possibly be a smoke-blackened common rafter from an earlier roof
structure.
This is a very complete C17 house which survives in a particularly unaltered state
and preserves a number of good quality features.


Listing NGR: SS5884906121

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