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Beara Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chulmleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9394 / 50°56'21"N

Longitude: -3.8443 / 3°50'39"W

OS Eastings: 270514

OS Northings: 117166

OS Grid: SS705171

Mapcode National: GBR L0.P5Y6

Mapcode Global: FRA 26VM.D4T

Entry Name: Beara Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97179

Location: Chulmleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Chulmleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chulmleigh St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 71 NW
4/2 Beara Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Probably C17 origins, much altered in early C19. Stone rubble and cob,
upper storey rendered. Bitumenized hipped slate roof. 2 front lateral stacks
heightened in brick, with offsets, that to left has tapered cap.
Plan: 2-room and virtually central staircase plan, the small right-hand room at
upper end divided axially, with a dairy outshut at the rear. The staircase is a
C19 insertion, the original plan possibly conforming to a 3-room plan, the lower
left end having been demolished, the door at the left end possibly originally giving
entry into a through-passage, with the hall to right and inner room beyond, both
heated by front lateral stacks.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 2-window range. C20 fenestration, all 3-light casements, 6
panes per light. C19 4-panelled door between the stacks, with 1 of the stones of
the right-hand jamb inscribed 'Painted 1821'. Leanto slate roof to porch at left
end with plank door giving direct entry into hall. Long low range of C19
outbuildings with 5 plank doors and slate roof extends at right angles from left
Interior: much altered in C19 and C20. Both fireplaces are concealed, and no
visible ceiling beams. C19 joinery mainly intact. Roof not accessible.

Listing NGR: SS7051417166

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