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Langford Farmhouse and Barn Adjoining to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton St. Cyres, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7683 / 50°46'5"N

Longitude: -3.5598 / 3°33'35"W

OS Eastings: 290103

OS Northings: 97682

OS Grid: SX901976

Mapcode National: GBR P0.0XTM

Mapcode Global: FRA 37F1.WJ3

Entry Name: Langford Farmhouse and Barn Adjoining to South

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96370

Location: Newton St. Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Newton St. Cyres

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newton St Cyres St Cyr and St Julitta

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NEWTON ST CYRES LANGFORD
SX 99 NW
6/18 Langford Farmhouse and Barn
- adjoining to south

- II
Former farmhouse and adjoining barn. Early C16 with major C16 and C17
improvements. Plastered cob walls on rubble footings. Cob, volcanic trap and
brick stacks. Thatched roof. Originally a 3-room and through passage plan with
inner room to right (south). Small 2-storey, gabled wing added in late C16 - early
C17 to rear of services. In early C20 front door blocked, lower passage screen
removed and new front door inserted to inner room. Now 2 storeys throughout with 2
gable stacks and large lateral stack to front of hall. C20 casements of various
sizes to each of 3 rooms on each floor and another to passage. Large upright
window to service chamber with thatched gable over. Original round-headed oak door
frame to rear of passage. Good interior. 4-bay roof of side-pegged jointed crucks
and single windbraces over wide hall bay. Closed trusses each side; large framing
over post-and-panel screens. C16 stone fireplace with oak lintel in hall and late
C16 -early C17 moulded beams. At service end massive mid-C17 cob fireplace across
end wall with remains of walk-in smoking chamber to left and bread oven to right.
The heavy oak lintel is chamfered with scroll stops. Well-preserved example of
traditional lowland-Devon farmhouse. The slate-roofed cob barn adjoining to south
with mid-late C19 roof is included for group value.


Listing NGR: SX9010397682

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