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Bickham Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenn, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6498 / 50°38'59"N

Longitude: -3.5366 / 3°32'11"W

OS Eastings: 291465

OS Northings: 84476

OS Grid: SX914844

Mapcode National: GBR P0.VY42

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HC.024

Entry Name: Bickham Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85797

Location: Kenn, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Kenn

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenn St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

KENN
SX 98 SW

5/133 Bickham Farmhouse
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GV II


Farmhouse, of the home farm to Bickham House (q.v.). Described a "rebuilt" in 1738
(information from owner), roof raised and thatch replaced with pantiles in the 1980s.
Red sandstone; tiled roof, gabled at ends ; 2 rear lateral stacks, one projecting.
Plan: Long single depth range, 4 rooms wide, the left-hand room converted from a
woodstore with granary over. 2 entrances ; one to left of centre, one to right of
centre into a passage.
Exterior: Long asymmetrical 6 window front with regular fenestration. Gabled timber
trellis porch to left-hand door, long C19 lean-to brick porch to right of centre,
gabled to the front in the centre. Set of 3-light C18 or C19 small-pane timber
casements except for ground floor left (the former woodstore) which has a C19 timber
casement.
Interior: The kitchen has a tiled floor, roughly chamfered crossbeam and 2 adjacent
fireplaces ; corner fireplace to room adjacent to kitchen.
An unspoiled farmhouse. Group value with farmbuilding to the west.
A photograph of circa 1910 in the possession of the occupier shows the building
thatched.


Listing NGR: SX9146584476

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