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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107436
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99220
Location: Sparkwell, South Hams, Devon, PL7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Sparkwell
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 55 NE SPARKWELL HEMERDON
Hemerdon Farm House
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
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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