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Latitude: 50.835 / 50°50'5"N
Longitude: -3.2757 / 3°16'32"W
OS Eastings: 310262
OS Northings: 104713
OS Grid: ST102047
Mapcode National: GBR LS.WRY8
Mapcode Global: FRA 460W.RN4
Entry Name: The Old Colony the Old Colony Formerly Called Glanville's Farmhouse
Listing Date: 22 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1098071
English Heritage Legacy ID: 87050
Location: Broadhembury, East Devon, Devon, EX14
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Broadhembury
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Broadhembury St Andrew, Apostle and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SY 10 SW
5/48 The Old Colony formerly called
22.2.55 Glanville's Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. Late C16/early C17, late C20 renovations. Whitewashed rendered
cob and stone rubble; thatched roof with a plain ridge, hipped at left end, gabled at
right end; axial stack with a brick shaft, right end stack (shaft dismantled), stack
to the rear wing.
Plan: 3 room and through passage plan, unheated lower end to the left (west), hall
stack backing on to the passage and a formerly heated inner room. A series of
outshuts off the rear (north) wall provide a small buttery off the hall and service
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window south front, facing the former yard, with
a C20 front door to the passage to left of centre. To the right of the door 2 ground
floor windows retain late C16 or C17 moulded timber frames with C20 glazing, other
windows 2- and 3-light C20 timber casements with glazing bars. The rear (north)
elevation, facing the road, has a C19 or C20 plank rear door to the passage below a
slated pentice and 1 first floor 2-light and 1 ground floor 3-light C20 timberd
casement with glazing bars. To the left, a series of outshuts with catslide roofs.
Interior: The hall has a good open fireplace with chamfered Beerstone jambs a
chamfered timber lintel with mason's mitres and a bread oven. On the rear (north)
wall a good ovolo-moulded doorframe leads into the buttery outshut and, adjacent to
this, a C17 fitted dresser with 2 sets of cupboards and turned balusters survives in
the thickness of the wall. The hall/inner room partition has largely been removed,
the remains are oak studs formerly with a wattle infill with a blocked ovolo-moulded
doorframe. Only the chamfered timber lintel of the inner room fireplace survives.
Roof: One side-pegged jointed cruck truss survives, the apex is not smoke-blackened.
At the east end of an outstanding village characterized by cob and thatch.
Listing NGR: ST1026204713
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