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Moorlake Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton St. Cyres, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7661 / 50°45'58"N

Longitude: -3.5699 / 3°34'11"W

OS Eastings: 289381

OS Northings: 97455

OS Grid: SX893974

Mapcode National: GBR P0.11CL

Mapcode Global: FRA 37D2.50B

Entry Name: Moorlake Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96369

Location: Newton St. Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Newton St. Cyres

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newton St Cyres St Cyr and St Julitta

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NEWTON ST CYRES HALF MOON
SX 89 NE
5/17 Moorlake Farmhouse
-
- II
House, formerly farmhouse. Early-mid C17 with older elements. Plastered cob on
rubble footings; cob stacks with C19 brick tops; thatched roof. Long building of
2-storeys; 3 rooms to ground floor, 4 to first. Gable stack to right (east) and
axial stack left of centre heating the rooms between. 2 front doors; right door to
through passage between 2 heated rooms; left door to large western room, an
agricultural store isolated from main house. Roof is hipped to left. Irregular
fenestration being one C19 or C20 casement to each domestic room. Main door has
C20 porch with thatched, hipped roof. House of two builds. Earlier part to left
(west) end is divided from early-mid C17 main build by solid cob wall pierced only
at first floor level. The main house has 2-room plan with through passage between.
The larger room, the 'hall', is west of passage. Its western cross wall is taken
up by a blocked cob fireplace and newel stair. Ceiling beams in both rooms
chamfered with scroll stops; beam in older store-room has step stops. Oak-
mullioned windows and a cob wall from an early outshut survive to rear. Most of
early structure is hidden.


Listing NGR: SX8938197455

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