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Woodhouse Farmhouse Including Garden Wall, Railings and Gate in Front of House

A Grade II Listed Building in West Alvington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2778 / 50°16'40"N

Longitude: -3.7851 / 3°47'6"W

OS Eastings: 272899

OS Northings: 43504

OS Grid: SX728435

Mapcode National: GBR QG.559X

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Y9.C6H

Entry Name: Woodhouse Farmhouse Including Garden Wall, Railings and Gate in Front of House

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100896

Location: West Alvington, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: West Alvington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: West Alvington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WEST ALVINGTON
SX 74 SW
5/199 Woodhouse Farmhouse including garden
wall, railings and gate in front of
house

G. V. II

Farmhouse. Mid C19 with C20 addition. Slate stone rubble walls. Hipped slate
roof with wide overhanging eaves. Axial brick stack and one at end of rear wing.
Plan: L-shaped plan. Main range has entrance hall to left of centre with
staircase and 2 principal rooms to its right, dairy to its left with pantry behind and kitchen in wing to their rear. At the right-hand end of the house a granary has been converted. At the rear of the house a C20 extension has been built on.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front of original 30 pane hornless
sashes with cambered brick arches over. To left of centre is original 6 panel
door under slate pentice supported on 2 slender wooden columns and reached by
stone steps. Former granary at right-hand end is lower and has a 30-pane sash
over a blocked doorway. Stone steps up to first floor on its end wall. At the
front of the house is a low garden wall surmounted by iron railings with fleur-de-lys finials, and matching gate.
Interior fairly complete original joinery consists of panelled shutters and
doors and staircase with column newels and stick balusters.
This is an unaltered example of a modest early Victorian farmhouse.


Listing NGR: SX7289943503

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