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Latitude: 50.8809 / 50°52'51"N
Longitude: -3.7734 / 3°46'24"W
OS Eastings: 275337
OS Northings: 110546
OS Grid: SS753105
Mapcode National: GBR L3.SZV0
Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZS.3RB
Entry Name: Cleave Farmhouse
Listing Date: 4 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305918
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96511
Location: Lapford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Lapford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lapford
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 71 SE
- Cleave Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks, 1 with
original rubble chimney stack, the other topped with C20 brick; slate roof
(formerly thatch). 2-room plan house facing south-east with parlour at right
(north-east) end with slightly projecting rear lateral stack and kitchen-service
room at left (south-west) end with projecting front lateral stack. 2 storeys. 3-
window front of early C20 casements with glazing bars vaguely balanced around
contemporary door; all set right of kitchen/service stack which includes slate-
roofed oven projection and its original chimney shaft. Roof is hipped to right and
half-hipped to left.
Interior is largely original. Right end parlour has ogee-moulded and scroll-stopped
crossbeam with exposed scratch-moulded beams. Parlour fireplace oak lintel removed
after fire of circa 1950 but is kept in nearby barn; it has ovolo moulding with
scroll stops and a secondary inscription recording the initials IP (the P is the
wrong way round) and date 1698. Kitchen/service room has a plain-chamfered axial
beam and fireplace has been rebuilt. Roof not inspected.
Listing NGR: SS7533710546
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