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Higher Pithayne Farmhouse Including Front Garden Walls Adjoining to South-East

A Grade II Listed Building in Yarcombe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8771 / 50°52'37"N

Longitude: -3.0717 / 3°4'18"W

OS Eastings: 324696

OS Northings: 109170

OS Grid: ST246091

Mapcode National: GBR M2.T3LY

Mapcode Global: FRA 46GS.758

Entry Name: Higher Pithayne Farmhouse Including Front Garden Walls Adjoining to South-East

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86719

Location: Yarcombe, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Yarcombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Yarcombe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 20 NW
7/164 Higher Pithayne farmhouse
including front garden walls
22.2.55 adjoining to south-east
- II
Farmhouse. Early C19, some circa 1970 modernisation. Plastered local stone and
flint rubble, some Hamstone ashlar detail; stone rubble stacks with Hamstone ashlar
chimneyshafts; thatch roof.
Plan: double depth plan house facing south-east. There is a front and back room
either side of the central entrance hall. The stairs apparently rise off the
passage. Gable-end stacks both ends. 2 storeys.
Exterior: symmetrical 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars. The
central doorway has a Hamstone ashlar surround with flat Doric pilasters and flat
coping. It has an ellipitical head containing a fanlight over a 6-panel door. The
roof is gable-ended with shaped kneelers and coping.
Interior was not available for inspection at the time of this survey but the owner
reported taht it had been extensively modernised circa 1970 including a new
The front garden is enclosed by a stone wall built at the same time as the house.
It is built of roughly-squared blocks of local stone rubble laid to rough courses
and with flat Hamstone coping. At each corner are square-section terminal piers
with Hamstone vase finials. From each side of the house front and set back very
slightly the walls project outwards in front of the outshots. They are tall and
ramp down to the corner piers. Each contains a round-headed opening; a doorway to
right and window (including radial glazing bars) to left. At the front directly in
front if the doorway to the house are gate posts with vase finials and containing a
C19 iron gate.

Listing NGR: ST2469609170

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