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Colehanger Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East Allington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.308 / 50°18'28"N

Longitude: -3.7032 / 3°42'11"W

OS Eastings: 278815

OS Northings: 46730

OS Grid: SX788467

Mapcode National: GBR QL.W2BD

Mapcode Global: FRA 3846.TB9

Entry Name: Colehanger Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99828

Location: East Allington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: East Allington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Allington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

EAST ALLINGTON
SX74NE Colehanger Farmhouse
4/39
II

Farmhouse. C17 or earlier original, with C20 extension. Roughcast stone
rubble. Asbestos slate roof, hipped right hand end with massive rendered
stack with weathering and tapered cap.
Plan: The house was probably larger originally. It now has a 2-room plus
main range with no evidence of a passage between the rooms. The left hand
room has a massive gable end stack with what might be a smoking chamber
projecting behind it and a small 2-storey wing at the front which might have
been a porch. The right hand room also has a gable end stack and has what
appears to be a stair turret at the front. The existing stairs rise between
the 2 rooms at the back. There is a 1-room plan wing behind the right hand
room which was raised to 2 storeys in C20 and a C20 outshut behind the left
hand room. The ground at the left end falls away steeply and the ground at
the right hand end rises. The outbuilding behind (north of) the house now a
cattle shed was originally a house with a lateral stack and chamfered
plinth. This might have been a separate house or part of the main house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window south front. All C20 casements
C20 wide French window to right of centre. At the left hand end of the
front there is a small 2 storey gabled wing which might have been a porch or
stair turret and at the right hand end of the front the shallow projection
is probably a stair turret. In C20 the space between the 2 projections was
infilled with a glazed conservatory. At the left hand end there is a
massive projection both a slated roof, beside the stack which was probably a
smoking chamber.
At the rear (north) a wing to left raised to 2 storeys is late C20 with flat
roof and to the right a C20 single storey outshut.
Interior: The left hand room has a chamfered cross-beam with bar stops and
gable end fireplace with chamfered cambered wooded lintel, its stops (if
any) are buried. There are no other exposed features inside and the other
cross-beams are said to have been replaced. The first floor and roof
structure were not inspected the roof timbers are said to have been
replaced.
Note: "At Colhanger are the remains of an old Manor House" (Hoskins).


Listing NGR: SX7881546730

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