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Middle Blagdon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Blatchcombe, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4375 / 50°26'14"N

Longitude: -3.611 / 3°36'39"W

OS Eastings: 285690

OS Northings: 60977

OS Grid: SX856609

Mapcode National: GBR QR.CV8D

Mapcode Global: FRA 37BW.T6T

Entry Name: Middle Blagdon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Last Amended: 25 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383759

Location: Torbay, TQ3

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Blatchcombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Collaton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1947-1/2/159 (North East side)
10/01/75 Middle Blagdon Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Blagdon House)


Farmhouse. Mid C18 with possible earlier origins.
MATERIALS: Local red breccia rubble, side and rear walls
rendered; turnerised slate roof, hipped at ends; stacks with
rendered shafts.
PLAN: Single-depth block, 3-rooms-wide with an entrance into
an off-centre passage and a rear stair projection. The
position of the passage and the stacks, one to the left and
one axial, suggests the possibility of an earlier core to the
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic Asymmetrical 6-window front with
regular fenestration. Deep coved eaves. Gabled enclosed porch
to left of centre with a turnerised roof; 2-leaf C20
small-pane outer door with fine early C19 fanlight with
flowers at the intersections of the glazing bars. Internal
door has overlight with ornamental glazing bars. 4 ground- and
5 first-floor C18 or early C19 twelve-pane sashes with old
glass, the bay to right of the door glazed with one ground and
one first-floor tripartite sash, 12-pane in the centre, 2 over
2-pane in the outer lights. 2 attic dormers with hipped roofs
glazed with 3 over 6-pane sashes. Right return has steps up to
service door from within the upper farmyard. Rear elevation
has some sashes, some casements and a hipped roof stair
INTERIOR: Partially inspected. Includes a good c1730 stair
with slender turned balusters and a flat handrail; joinery
included fielded panelled doors with moulded doorcases.
A good quality farmhouse, very unaltered both inside and out.
Group value with an unusually grand double courtyard planned
farmyard to the rear.

Listing NGR: SX8569060977

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