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North Creaber Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gidleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6762 / 50°40'34"N

Longitude: -3.898 / 3°53'52"W

OS Eastings: 265991

OS Northings: 88001

OS Grid: SX659880

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.KLH9

Mapcode Global: FRA 27Q9.377

Entry Name: North Creaber Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94707

Location: Gidleigh, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Gidleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Gidleigh Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 68 NE GIDLEIGH

3/177 North Creaber Farmhouse
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28.1.86
GV II

Farmhouse. C17 thoroughly refurbished and enlarged in 1986. Granite stone rubble;
granite stacks, with granite ashlar chimney shafts, one of them rebuilt in 1986;
slate roof (formerly thatch).
Plan: 2-room-and-through-passage plan house facing south-east. The right room has
an end stack with the site of a newel stair alongside to rear. This was the
parlour. The left room is the kitchen/hall and it has an axial stack backing onto
the passage. Rear service rooms were added to rear in 1986. Main block is 2
storeys.
Exterior: Irregular 3-window front of timber casements with glazing bars, all 1986
replacements. The doorway is roughly central. It contains an old solid oak frame
and a plank door. The roof is gable-ended and steps down right of centre.
Interior is largely the result of a thorough renovation in 1986 of a previously
nearly derelict building. The only carpentry which was not replaced in 1986 is a
soffit-chamfered half beam across the front of the kitchen/hall chimneybreast. Both
fireplaces are built of granite ashlar. The right room, the parlour, fireplace is
the latest in style with its curving pentan; it is probably late C17. The
kitchen/hall fireplace has a hollow-chamfered surround and an inserted bread oven.
North Creaber Farmhouse with the nearby barn (q.v) and shippon (q.v) form an
attractive group.

Listing NGR: SX6599188001

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

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