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Combe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3492 / 50°20'57"N

Longitude: -4.0706 / 4°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 252784

OS Northings: 51973

OS Grid: SX527519

Mapcode National: GBR NZ.WB8Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 28C3.N11

Entry Name: Combe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100292

Location: Brixton, South Hams, Devon, PL9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Brixton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX 55 SW BRIXTON WEMBURY ROAD
3/11
Combe Farmhouse

GV II


Farmhouse. C16 with early C17, C18 and early C19 extensions. Slate rubble, partly
rendered and with granite dressings. Slate roof with gabled ends, early C19
extension has hipped roof. Two storeys. The original C16 house to the north west
has been shortened at the lower (north) end from the cross passage. The cross
passage (to left) has hollow chamfered four-centred arch doorway with carved
spandrels and ovolo outer order. The gabled porch has similar doorway with remains
of label. Slate rubble ridge chimney stack at higher end of the hall and another
(formerly external) stack at the rear and now within the rear wing. Early C17 wing
to south west forming L-shaped plan, retaining remains of granite window frames, some
reused and mostly blocked. External chimney stack on the south wall.
At the rear, circa C18 wing with hipped roof and external chimney stack on the south
side.
Early C19 extension on the east end of the C18 wing, is taller and has low pitched
hipped roof and large external chimney stack on south wall. Various windows, mainly,
C19 casements and some sashes.
Interior: Early C17 south west wing has intersecting ceiling beams with carved
running leaf and ribbon decoration and heavily moulded joists. Stone newel staircase
probably originally projecting from the orginal range. Fire places are blocked.


Listing NGR: SX5278451973

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