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North Parks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chulmleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9161 / 50°54'58"N

Longitude: -3.8579 / 3°51'28"W

OS Eastings: 269494

OS Northings: 114607

OS Grid: SS694146

Mapcode National: GBR L0.QNG9

Mapcode Global: FRA 26TP.6VV

Entry Name: North Parks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97200

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

CHULMLEIGH
SS 61 SE
5/22 North Parks Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse, probably mid C18, with C19 and C20 alterations. Painted roughcast
rendered brick facade, stone rubble to rear. Mansard slate roof with corrugated
asbestos to rear, and brick shafts to each end. Modillion cornice.
Plan: 2-room and central staircase plan, 2 rooms deep, with former kitchen to rear
left side and dairy to right. Cellar below right-hand front room. Former servants'
stair in rear right-hand corner of kitchen and partition between entrance hall and
left-hand room removed in C20. Single storey outshut to rear rebuilt in C20.
Exterior: 2 storeys with cellar and attic storey. 3-window range. Symmetrical C20
fenestration in original openings. Semi-circular headed central doorway with C20
gabled porch.
Interior: C18 and C19 joinery mainly intact to ground floor. C19 staircase with
turned balusters and newels with acorn finials. Fireplaces rebuilt in C20. C18 roof
structure composed of common rafters with the wall plate at the rear supported on the
solid wall partition between the front and rear rooms rising through 2 storeys,
continued round the side walls and supported at the front at the intersections with
the 2 tie beams on elbowed posts resembling upper crucks which are tied to the
rafters with cruck spurs. The attic storey is divided into 2 rooms, the lath and
plaster walls originally continuing up to the apex of the roof, and was formerly
reached by a staircase in the rear left-hand chamber, which has been removed in C20.
It was formerly lit by 2 front dormer windows. North Parks Farmhouse is a rare
example in North Devon of a brick-fronted C18 farmhouse.


Listing NGR: SS6949414607

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