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Glebe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Yarcombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8686 / 50°52'7"N

Longitude: -3.0735 / 3°4'24"W

OS Eastings: 324552

OS Northings: 108231

OS Grid: ST245082

Mapcode National: GBR M2.TP4F

Mapcode Global: FRA 46GT.0F7

Entry Name: Glebe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86753

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

YARCOMBE YARCOMBE
ST 20 NW
7/199 Glebe Farmhouse
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GV II
Farmhouse, formerly a row of 3 cottages. Early C18, refurbished in the early - mid
C20. Plastered local stone and flint rubble; stone rubble stacks, one is disused,
the other is topped with C20 brick; thatch roof.
Plan: 3-room plan house facing west with its left (south) end abutting the
churchyard. The left end room is a parlour and has a projecting gable-end stack.
There is an axial stack between the other 2 rooms which formerly served back-to-back
fireplaces. It seems that the house was once a row of 3 1-up, 1-down cottages but
the C20 alterations have combined to remove or cover up the evidence of its
development.
2 storeys.
Exterior: irregular 5-window front of mostly C20 casements without glazing bars
although a couple are C19 with their glazing bars removed. The first floor windows
rise into the thatch. There are 2 front doorways, one at the right end and another
towards the left end, and both contains C20 doors. The window immediately right of
the left doorway is blocking another doorway. The roof is half-hipped each end.
Interior is largely the result of C20 modernisations. The carpentry detail of the
left (south) room is C20 so too is the fireplace here. However both the centre and
right rooms have chamfered axial beams with straight cut stops. The centre room
fireplace is largely built of stone rubble, it has a chamfered oak lintel and
contains a Bideford cloam oven. The fireplace to the right room is blocked and its
space has been taken up by a lavatory closet. The roof, for the most part is made
up of common rafter couples which may be original but there is one C18 A-frame truss
with a pegged lap-jointed collar.
Glebe Farmhouse is one of an attractive group of listed buildings in the small
village of Yarcombe.


Listing NGR: ST2455108233

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