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Grimstone Farmhouse and Outbuilding Attached to South West

A Grade II Listed Building in Horrabridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5151 / 50°30'54"N

Longitude: -4.0953 / 4°5'43"W

OS Eastings: 251545

OS Northings: 70468

OS Grid: SX515704

Mapcode National: GBR NY.JXLT

Mapcode Global: FRA 279P.QCX

Entry Name: Grimstone Farmhouse and Outbuilding Attached to South West

Listing Date: 23 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93905

Location: Horrabridge, West Devon, Devon, PL20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Horrabridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

HORRABRIDGE JORDANS LANE
SX 56 NW
7/9 Grimstone Farmhouse and outbuilding
- attached to south west

II

Farmhouse. C17 origin, enlarged to right and left later C17/early C18, with C19
fenestration and later alterations. Mixed slatestone and granite rubble with granite
quoins to original house, partly rendered, hipped slate roof with some asbestos
slates, 2 stone ridge stacks at former gable ends.
Originally a 2-room and through passage plan, both rooms heated by gable end stacks,
position of original stair uncertain. c. early C19, milk room added to right and
stable to left; straight stair inserted rear of higher end room and rear kitchen
wing.
2 storeys and 2 windows to original house, central plain door with timber lintel and
triangular hood on brackets, 6-pane sash to left and 2-light casement of 2 panes each
light with timber lintel to right, first floor has two 2-light casements under eaves,
2 pane to right and 6 pane to left; straight joint to right to 2-storey former milk-
room, has plain door with timber lintel and 2-light 3-pane casement under eaves;
straight joint to left to stable with door of reused timber with mortices and upper
loading door, both with timber lintels, single-storey concrete lean-to to front left.
Right return at upper ground level, rendered and lined out, 6-pane casement to right,
left return has large granite quoins, probably earlier addition than to right. Rear
has 2-storey wing with rendered sides, gable end has 4-pane sash with segmental brick
head at ground and first floor, 4-pane sash under eaves to right, asbestos slate
roof; in angle to rear wing, a single-storey rendered lean-to with 2-light C20 window
at end and single-storey concrete wash-room attached to rear with 9-pane light and
door.
Interior: room to left of passage has chamfered axial beam, rough cut, recess in rear
wall, Cl9 partitions to passage, rear left plank and batten door with ventilation
holes to former dairy, straight stair to rear right; end room to right has flat-
headed fireplace in corner, flue returned to main stack, hooks in beams; end left has
possible former oven backing on to stack, rough cut collars in roof; main roof of
house has crossed principals, collar and ridge purlin, one row of purlins.


Listing NGR: SX5154570468

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