History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Carscombe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoodleigh, Devon

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9625 / 50°57'45"N

Longitude: -3.5292 / 3°31'45"W

OS Eastings: 292702

OS Northings: 119233

OS Grid: SS927192

Mapcode National: GBR LG.MMQD

Mapcode Global: FRA 36HK.NVP

Entry Name: Carscombe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106874

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96814

Location: Stoodleigh, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Stoodleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stoodleigh St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in
Stoodleigh

Listing Text

SS 91 NW STOODLEIGH CARSCOMBE HILL

9/168 Carscombe Farmhouse
-

II


Farmhouse. Early to mid C17 origins, re-roofed and extended in the C18. Substantial
C20 alterations. Whitewashed rendered cob and stone rubble; thatched roof, half-
hipped at right end and at front end of crosswing, hipped at rear of crosswing; front
lateral stack, rear left corner stack to main block, stack at front end of crosswing.
Plan: Single depth 2 room plan main range with a crosswing at the left end, C20 rear
left lean-to. The main range may have been a 2 or part of a 3 room and through
passage plan, the right hand room heated from the lateral stack, the lift hand room a
circa mid C17 parlour heated from the rear left corner stack. It is possible that
the 2 rooms were separated by a through passage (former doorway on front, opposed
rear door) but the evidence is scanty. The crosswing is probably an C18 addition and
was formerly in use as a poultry house, now used as a kitchen and service rooms.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front, the eaves thatch eyebrowed over
the first floor windows. Semi-circular bread oven to stack to right of centre;
fenestration of C19 and C20 timber casements with glazing bars, window to left of
stack was formerly a doorway. The entrance is now into the wing which has 1 ground
floor and 1 first floor C20 timber casement.
Interior: Very altered. The partition or partitions between the 2 principal rooms
has been removed. Open fireplace to lateral stack with chamfered timber lintel,
chamfered crossbeam. The left hand room has a possibly re-sited ovolo-moulded axial
beam and a section of good C17 ovolo-moulded plank and muntin screen has been re-
sited in the crosswing.
Roof: Trusses over the main range are late C17/early C18 with cranked collars halved
and pegged on to the principals.


Listing NGR: SS9270219233

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.