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A Grade II Listed Building in South Huish, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2498 / 50°14'59"N

Longitude: -3.8333 / 3°49'59"W

OS Eastings: 269390

OS Northings: 40479

OS Grid: SX693404

Mapcode National: GBR QC.TYTV

Mapcode Global: FRA 28VC.JG5

Entry Name: Townsend

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100787

Location: South Huish, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: South Huish

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Malborough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 64 SE
4/90 Townsend


House, formerly farmhouse. Apparently mid C17 but may have earlier origins.
Plastered rubble and cob walls. Thatch roof gabled to left end, hipped to right.
Brick stack at gable end and rear lateral rubble stack with brick shaft.
Play: at present 3-room plan with largest room to right, cross passage to its
left with small central room beyond it, which has an axial passage behind it
leading to the left-hand room. The axial passage may be a C20 insertion but
opening onto it is an original winder staircase in a shallow projection. C19
outshut added behind right-hand room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front of C20 small-paned 1 and 2-
light casements. C20 4-panel door at centre under slate pentice. Rear elevation
has out shut to left and small rectangular stair projection slightly to right of
Interior: right-hand room has chamfered and step-stopped ceiling beams. The
ceiling level drops close to the partition wall in a way which resembles an
internal jetty and apparently also has a partition over it, but the roof structure
dates only from the C18 over this end, and so provides no corroborating evidence.

Listing NGR: SX6939040479

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

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