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Hollis Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentisbeare, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8685 / 50°52'6"N

Longitude: -3.3041 / 3°18'14"W

OS Eastings: 308328

OS Northings: 108475

OS Grid: ST083084

Mapcode National: GBR LR.TQR4

Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZT.0LS

Entry Name: Hollis Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 April 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95733

Location: Kentisbeare, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Kentisbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kentisbeare St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 00 NE KENTISBEARE
8/78 Hollis Farmhouse
5.4.66
II
2 dwellings, formerly a single farmhouse. Early C19, but retaining some C17 work.
Roughcast cob on stone plinth; hipped slate roof with lead rolls to hips and ridge.
Central staircase plan with principal rooms to either side of the entrance hall, and
2 rear service wings, 1 of which is largely C17 and all that remains of the earlier
house. Probably quite early on in the C19 the house was divided into 2 dwellings,
with a second entrance added to the right-hand side which gives access to a
stairhall inserted into the rear of one of the principal rooms. End stacks heat
principal rooms. 2 storeys.
Exterior Front: symmetrical 3 window range; first floor with central round-headed
horned sash window, 9 panes above, 8 below, flanked by 16 pane hornless sash
windows.
Ground floor: central porch with moulded canopy on simple posts, panelled reveals
and soffit to round headed doorway, panelled door with semi-circular fanlight.
Horned sash windows to either side, 12 panes above, 8 below. Overhanging eaves.
Irregular fenestration to side elevations, that to left hand side entirely C20.
Interior. Some early features survive in one of the rear wings, namely a chamfered
ceiling beam with run-out stops, a lintel to a former end fireplace and a re-used
ovolo-moulded stone jamb.


Listing NGR: ST0832808475

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