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South Hole Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Georgeham, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1288 / 51°7'43"N

Longitude: -4.2058 / 4°12'20"W

OS Eastings: 245748

OS Northings: 138921

OS Grid: SS457389

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.94CX

Mapcode Global: VH3Q1.1WXL

Entry Name: South Hole Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98388

Location: Georgeham, North Devon, Devon, EX33

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Georgeham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Georgeham St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


7/134 South Hole Farmhouse and attached
- outbuilding

Farmhouse and attached cider house, latter now outbuilding. C15/16. Cl7 and C19
alterations. Colourwashed rendered rubble and cob, unrendered to left end,
extension with slate roofs with gable ends. Scantle slates surviving to part of
cross-wing. Open-hall range and cross-wing plan, roof later raised and hall
floored. Hall range has lateral stack to rear and small brick stack at upper gable
end. 2 storeys. 4 window range of C19/early C20 centre-hinged 2-light casements,
4 panes each over tripartite sash in hall with margin glazing bars and sliding
sidelight sashes. C20 door inserted at upper end. Arched timber lintel to cross-
passage with C20 door.
Cross-wing front gable end has 2-light over 3-light casement 4 panes each light
with short flanking buttresses. Lateral stack to left side which is otherwise
blind and has 2-storeyed dairy extension projecting left at right angles with 2-
light C19 casement, 3 panes each light over 2-light dairy window. Cross-wing on
rear courtyard side has plank door and truncated lateral stack at upper end which
extends into cider-house. Originally this may have formed integral part of cross-
wing with blocked openings in end wall of present cross-wing but now has corrugated
asbestos roof, with renewed roof trusses. Large opening on courtyard side.
Cobbled floor with loft above.
Early features to dwelling concentrated in cross-wing though fireplace lintels and
ceiling beams may well be concealed in hall range. Cross-wing is of two rooms deep
with chamfered beams with central dividing passage containing staircase. Plank and
muntin screen to upper storey on lower side of dividing passage with 2 doorways
that situated away from the hall range has shouldered jambs. 4 raised cruck
trusses to cross-wing, but no access to roofspace at this end. Chamber to left of
staircase formerly had Cl7 plasterwork, only a fragment of the cornice surviving to
the 3 faces near the feet of the inner left side cruck blade. At head of staircase
at the juncture of hall range and cross-wing, one cruck blade, probably of a raised
cruck, survives of the open hall roof structure plastered into the dividing wall.

Listing NGR: SS4574838921

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