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Benshayes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bampton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9918 / 50°59'30"N

Longitude: -3.5157 / 3°30'56"W

OS Eastings: 293722

OS Northings: 122469

OS Grid: SS937224

Mapcode National: GBR LG.KZ07

Mapcode Global: FRA 36JH.86C

Entry Name: Benshayes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106967

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96645

Location: Bampton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Bampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bampton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 92 SW BAMPTON

5/1 Benshayes Farmhouse
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GV II


Farmhouse. C17 origins with late C18/early C19 remodelling. Whitewashed rendered
stone rubble; slate roof, gabled at right end, gabled at ends of wing ; right end
stacks end stack and axial stack to wing, all with stone shafts.
Plan & Development: L plan with a 2 room plan main range with rear service rooms and
a crosswing at the left end. The main range is C17 in origin but the left hand room
has been remodelled as an unheated entrance hall containing a late C18/early C19
stair with access to the rear service rooms to left and right of the stair. The
crosswing is divided between a kitchen at the front and late C18/early C19 parlour at
the rear. Single-storey lean-to on left return of crosswing.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1 + 3 window front with the end of the crosswing
to the left. C20 front door into main range to the left; fenestration of C20 3-light
timber casements with glazing bars except for iron casement to first floor of
crosswing.
Interior: C17 features survive in the right hand room : one half and one crossbeam
with scroll stops ; large open fireplace with replaced lintel.
Roofspace: Not inspected.
The farmhouse forms a good group with the farmbuildings and granary. (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SS9372222469

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

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