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Higher Langabeer Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sampford Courtenay, Devon

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Latitude: 50.754 / 50°45'14"N

Longitude: -3.9224 / 3°55'20"W

OS Eastings: 264493

OS Northings: 96699

OS Grid: SX644966

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.6S82

Mapcode Global: FRA 27N3.5PZ

Entry Name: Higher Langabeer Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93025

Location: Sampford Courtenay, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Sampford Courtenay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sampford Courtenay St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 69 NW
8/142 Higher Langabeer Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Circa mid C17 with C19 alterations and late C19 addition. Plastered cob
walls, rubble with brick dressings to rear wing. Gable ended slate roof. 2 gable
end stacks to front range, each projecting rubble with brick shaft. Brick gable end
stack to rear wing.
Plan: original range at front consisted of 2 rooms witn central passage, each
heated by an end stack - although the left-hand one may be a later insertion. In
the late C19 a rear kitchen wing was added with a parallel dairy range to its left.
The screens passage was removed from the front range creating one large room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of early-mid C20 casements - 2-
light to the left, 3-light to tile right. Late C19 or early C20 gabled timber porch
to right of centre with C19 plank door behind.
Interior: remains of plank and muntin screen to left of front door has chamfered
muntins with notched stops and a longitudinal panel at the top. 2 chamfered cross
beams - the right-hand one was the head-beam for a screen on the other side of the
passage and has mortices in its soffit. The fireplace at the right-hand end has a
curved back and low cambered and chamfered lintel. Early-mid C19 wall cupboard in
rear wall has moulded panels to doors and dentilled cornice. Substantial feet of
straight principal rafters visible on first floor.

Listing NGR: SX6449396699

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