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Latitude: 50.7499 / 50°44'59"N
Longitude: -3.9568 / 3°57'24"W
OS Eastings: 262052
OS Northings: 96306
OS Grid: SX620963
Mapcode National: GBR Q4.V3DL
Mapcode Global: FRA 27L3.B9J
Entry Name: Higher Corscombe Farmhouse
Listing Date: 8 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105317
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93024
Location: Sampford Courtenay, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Sampford Courtenay
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Sampford Courtenay St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SK 69 NW
8/141 Higher Corscombe Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa mid to late C17 with C20 addition and alterations. Plastered cob
walls apart from stone rubble left-hand end wall (wnich re-uses some pieces of
dressed granite). Thatch roof gabled to right end tripped to left.
Plan: the original room arrangement is not entirely clear but consists at present
of 2 rooms heated by gable end fireplaces with a possibly integral barn at the left
end. A C20 addition has been built at the rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of circa early C20 2 and 3-light
casements with a central C20 gabled porch which has glazed doors. Barn at left-hand
end has central doorway with a slit opening to its left, window to its right and
loading hatch above. C19 outbuilding attached at right-hand end.
Interior: the right-hand room has a fireplace with high chamfered wooden lintel and
granite jamb to the left, oven in right-hand side built in under tile lintel. The
other fireplace probably has a replacement lintel. Lack of visible roof timbers on
first floor suggest that they are C18 or later.
Listing NGR: SX6205296306
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