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Latitude: 50.8744 / 50°52'27"N
Longitude: -3.4382 / 3°26'17"W
OS Eastings: 298906
OS Northings: 109309
OS Grid: SS989093
Mapcode National: GBR LL.T6S9
Mapcode Global: FRA 36PS.GCY
Entry Name: Oburneford Farmhouse
Listing Date: 11 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306765
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95356
Location: Halberton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Halberton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Halberton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 90 NE
4/169 Oburneford Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17, remodelled and extended in the early C19. Cob, with some stone and
brick, plastered, under gabled end slate roof. Formerly a 3-room, cross-passage
house, with rear parlour wing; this survives in plan only, the whole being
thoroughly refurbished in the early C19 with the addition of another rear wing,
together with a single storeyed range parallel to the front. External lateral side
stack with slate set-offs heats the parlour wing. Brick shaft. 2 storeys.
Front: asymmetrical 4-window range; 16-pane hornless sash windows except above the
porch (set right of centre) where there is a round-headed 2-light casement window
with margin panes; porch with canopy, moulded and pierced with roundels and
diamonds, set on round posts; pilaster quoins and below the moulded gutter box a
raised frieze of possibly plaster fleurons: open timber bellcote at centre on ridge,
with pyramidal roof with finial.
Left-hand elevation: main range, barge boarded, with a blocked round headed window
to gable wall; 2 and 3-light casement windows to wing. Inner face of this wing with
three 3-light casement windows, 10 leaded panes per light.
Right-hand elevation: main range as to left, but gable wall slate hung. Round
headed window lights stairwell to inner face of right hand wing. Original rear
external cob wall visible internally; some C19 internal carpentry details survive.
Listing NGR: SS9890609309
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