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Hemerdon Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sparkwell, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.399 / 50°23'56"N

Longitude: -4.024 / 4°1'26"W

OS Eastings: 256246

OS Northings: 57419

OS Grid: SX562574

Mapcode National: GBR Q1.ZB67

Mapcode Global: FRA 27GZ.VGN

Entry Name: Hemerdon Farm House

Listing Date: 2 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99220

Location: Sparkwell, South Hams, Devon, PL7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Sparkwell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX 55 NE SPARKWELL HEMERDON
10/113
Hemerdon Farm House
GV
II


Farmhouse.
C16 with early C18 wing and C20 extension. Granite rubble. Slate roof with gabled
and hipped ends. Roof at higher end is lower level. Two storeys. C19 and C20
casement windows. External chimneystack with set-offs, on front, to right of cross
passage doorway. Early C18 cross wing to left at lower end, with steeply pitched
hipped roof. This south-west wing is rendered rubble and has large truncated
chimneystack at the centre and has been extended at rear (north-west) in C10
(dated 1923).
Interior: The higher end may have been the hall, it is still single storey and has
gallery ( ) over the cross passage with reset staircase with turned
balusters, moulded handrail and closed string. Also in the hall is a small
shell-shaped granite bowl reset in the back wall - and said to be possibly a holy
water stoup. There is a squint from the lower room to the doorway.
The kitchen also at the lower end has a plain chamfered granite chimneypiece with flat
head. Hemerdon was a Domesday Manor. Reference: W G Hoskins A New Survey of
England-Devon", page 463.


Listing NGR: SX5624657419

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