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Foxworthy Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lustleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6254 / 50°37'31"N

Longitude: -3.7569 / 3°45'24"W

OS Eastings: 275822

OS Northings: 82111

OS Grid: SX758821

Mapcode National: GBR QH.TSPT

Mapcode Global: FRA 370F.461

Entry Name: Foxworthy Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Last Amended: 3 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84592

Location: Lustleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Lustleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lustleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 78 SE

- Foxworthy Farmhouse
23.8.55 (formerly listed as Foxworthy House)


Farmhouse. Late medieval with C19 and C20 additions. Very large-scale granite
rubble almost to sill level in second storey; ordinary granite rubble above. C19
extension to right is of granite rubble. C20 extension to left is rendered.
Medieval building and extension to left are thatched at the front and have
corrugated iron at the back; extension to right has tarred slates. Medieval
building has a large granite stack with tapered top in each gable. Extension to
right has brick stacks, extension to left an imitation C16 stone stack. 2-room and
through-passage plan, probably with hall to the right and kitchen to the left;
early winding staircases in turret at rear of passage and beside hall stack. The
hall may originally have been open to the roof. 2 storeys. Medieval house 3
windows wide, extension to right 2 windows wide; all have C19 wood casements, the
old house with leaded panes, the C19 extension with glazing-bars.
Interior: hall appears to have internal jetty, plastered in; there was formerly a
tie-beam truss above it, cut through to make a doorway. Remains of a stud-and-pane
screen next to passage; chamfered studs with run-out stops, doorway with rounded
head. Fireplace in gable (a great rarity for a hall) has wood lintel, plastered
in. Top 2 steps of staircase are solid wood block. Kitchen fireplace has
chamfered wood lintel with step-stops; oven at back. Stair at rear of passage has
granite steps; at the top a pair of wooden door-frames, chamfered and with cranked
heads. The right-hand doorway has an early plank door with strap-hinges. Nearby,
reset, is a similar door with scratch mouldings. Roof-timbers plastered in and
inaccessible. A barn and small converted linhay in front of the house are
separately listed.

Listing NGR: SX7582282111

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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