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Castlepark Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6341 / 50°38'2"N

Longitude: -3.6172 / 3°37'1"W

OS Eastings: 285730

OS Northings: 82852

OS Grid: SX857828

Mapcode National: GBR QQ.ZDC6

Mapcode Global: FRA 379D.JLS

Entry Name: Castlepark Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85523

Location: Ashton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ashton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 88 SE
6/2 Castlepark Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early/mid C17, probably extended in the C19. Whitewashed rendered cob on
stone rubble footings; thatched roof, gabled at right end, hipped at left end and
carried down as a catslide over the rounded rear stair turret; projecting end stacks,
axial stack.
Plan: The early/mid C17 plan appears to have been single depth with 2 principal
rooms, one on either side of an entrance lobby with a dairy to the rear of the lobby;
newel stair in the left hand room, which was probably the parlour. The right hand
room was probably the kitchen, heated from an end stack. In the circa early C19 the
house was extended by a 1 room plan addition at the right end and in the C20 the
dairy has been converted to a bathroom.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front with 2 thatched porch on posts:
one into lobby to left of centre, one into right hand room. Fenestration of 2 and 3-
light C20 timber casements with glazing bars. The rear elevation has a blocked
doorway, formerly into the centre room, a late C20 conservatory and the rounded stair
Interior: Chamfered crossbeams to 2 left hand rooms, step stops to extreme left hand
room which has a partly blocked fireplace. The centre room fireplace has a plain
lintel, granite rubble jambs and a bread oven.
Roof: Apex not inspected at time of survey (1986) but side pegged jointed cruck roof
construction above 2 left hand rooms. Roof trusses said not to be smoke-blackened.

Listing NGR: SX8573082852

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