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Newhouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Mamhead, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6108 / 50°36'38"N

Longitude: -3.4934 / 3°29'36"W

OS Eastings: 294426

OS Northings: 80070

OS Grid: SX944800

Mapcode National: GBR P2.3J27

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KG.BTJ

Entry Name: Newhouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85955

Location: Mamhead, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Mamhead

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MAMHEAD
SX 98 SW

5/307 Newhouse Farmhouse

GV II


Farmhouse 1830s, built for the Mamhead Estate and very similar to Broomhouse
Farmhouse, Ashcombe (q.v.), also part of the estate at one time. Whitewashed and
rendered ; end stacks on corbels ; slate roof, gabled at ends with curly
bardgeboards. Gothic style, unusual for a farmhouse of this date.
Plan: Single depth main block, 2 rooms wide with a central entrance porch and
principal rooms to left and right ; rear left service wing.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a very steeply-pointed gabled 2
storey porch with curly bargeboards to the gable, the porch slightly corbelled out at
first floor. level with a 3-light stepped window in the gable. Original timber
mullioned windows. The right return, (the service wing), is 3 bays with a C20
concrete block porch into the service wing ; 3 first floor timber mullioned 2-light
windows, similar 4-light window to ground floior left, and 3-light window to the
right fo the porch. 1 window retains the presumably original glazing with diamond
leaded panes.
Interior: Not inspected.
Very unspoiled externally and an unusual example of an early C19 Gothic farmhouse.
Shown on the tithe map of 1839.


Listing NGR: SX9442680070

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