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Higher Willyards Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Broad Clyst, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7709 / 50°46'15"N

Longitude: -3.395 / 3°23'41"W

OS Eastings: 301727

OS Northings: 97738

OS Grid: SY017977

Mapcode National: GBR P4.NSTY

Mapcode Global: FRA 37S1.M61

Entry Name: Higher Willyards Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88338

Location: Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Broad Clyst

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Broadclyst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


6/23 Higher Willyards Farmhouse
- II

Former farmhouse. Circa 1500 with later modifications and a C20 front wing to
right-hand end. Cob, stone plinth, rendered, under gabled-end slate roof.
Originally a 3-room cross passage plan, considerably altered. 2 storeys.
Front: 4 window range to the older house; five 2 and 4-light ground floor windows,
and a doorway (under slate-roofed porch) that stands immediately to the left of the
(now blocked) cross-passage entrance. Upper windows of 2-lights, 2 of them under
separate gables, formerly eyebrow eaves. Axial stack backs onto former passage.
Rear stair turret at higher end of Hall.
Interior: Hall fireplace, large, side-oven, jambs renewed; one deeply chamfered
beam, and a bressumer above fireplace probably marking jettying of former lower end
into Hall; remains of screen (studs but no infilling).
Roof: 3 jointed crucks above Hall, chamfered, morticed and side-pegged at apex;

Listing NGR: SY0172797738

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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