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Rapshayes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gittisham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7803 / 50°46'48"N

Longitude: -3.2135 / 3°12'48"W

OS Eastings: 314541

OS Northings: 98555

OS Grid: SY145985

Mapcode National: GBR P9.91V7

Mapcode Global: FRA 4740.ZVS

Entry Name: Rapshayes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87139

Location: Gittisham, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Gittisham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Gittisham St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

GITTISHAM
SY 19 NW

7/138 Rapshayes Farmhouse
-
II

Farmhouse. Probably mid/late C17. Rendered cob and stone; corrugated asbestos roof
(formerly thatched) half-hipped at the left end, hipped at the right end; axial
stack.
Plan: Single depth plan, 3 rooms wide with a baffle entrance against the stack to
right of centre, the 2 right hand rooms heated by back to back fireplaces in an axial
stack.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front with a re-used C19 half-glazed
front door to right of centre. 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-light C19 small pane timber
casements.
Interior: Unmodernized. The left hand heated room has a chamfered stopped crossbeam,
the right hand room has a boxed-in crossbeam. Both fireplaces are partially blocked
but earlier lintels and jambs are likely to survive. A stair rises from the right
hand room (the parlour) against the rear wall.
Roof: Apex not seen at time of survey (1988) but principal rafters visible upstairs
appear to be straight.
A traditional house, unspoiled externally and likely to have interior features
disguised by modern plaster.


Listing NGR: SY1454198555

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