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Higher Watchcombe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colyton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7725 / 50°46'20"N

Longitude: -3.0947 / 3°5'40"W

OS Eastings: 322903

OS Northings: 97557

OS Grid: SY229975

Mapcode National: GBR PD.6PZ7

Mapcode Global: FRA 47D1.J5C

Entry Name: Higher Watchcombe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87926

Location: Colyton, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Colyton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Colyton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

Higher Watchcombe


Farmhouse. Circa C16. Stone rubble and cob. Tiled roof with gabled ends and
heightened eaves. Two storeys. Long widely spaced three window range. C19 three,
four and six light casements with glazing bars. Plank door centre left and stone
rubble single storey lean-to on front to right. Two brick ridge stacks.
Interior timber plank screen to cross passage. Heavy stop chamfered ceiling beams
and fireplace with stopped and chamfered bressummer. Doorway in attic with ogee
cambered head. Jointed cruck trusses.
The house originally extended one bay to left (south west) into hillside where there
is a dilapidated rubble fireplace in the bank with badly damaged moulded stone

Listing NGR: SY2290397557

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

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