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Higher Venmoor Farmhouse and Attached Barn to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodbury, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6712 / 50°40'16"N

Longitude: -3.4067 / 3°24'23"W

OS Eastings: 300694

OS Northings: 86673

OS Grid: SY006866

Mapcode National: GBR P4.9HJH

Mapcode Global: FRA 37R9.GND

Entry Name: Higher Venmoor Farmhouse and Attached Barn to Rear

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88622

Location: Woodbury, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Woodbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woodbury with Exton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 98 NE WOODBURY GILBROOK (west side) Woodbury

2/111 Higher Venmoor Farmhouse and
- attached barn to rear

- II

Former farmhouse with barn attached to rear wing. Early C17 with later
alterations. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled-end corrugated iron roof.
Formerly a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service end to the left of the
passage. Internal end stacks; rear stack to hall, internal end emerging through
slope of roof; all with brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Front: 4 window range; 3-windows to ground floor; all with 12-pane hornless sashes.
Door, panelled, with rectangular fanlight; scratch moulded doorway surround; simple
canopy on console brackets. Rear service end wing with three 2-light C19 casement
windows to roadside. The beam extends to the rear of this, the roof ridge at a
lower level than the wing, and is entered from the road through an early-C17
doorway with cranked chamfered lintel, mitred and pegged into chamfered jambs, the
latter with step stops.
Interior: the barn with 3 base jointed crucks, morticed and pegged at apex,
threaded purlins; much repaired, the collars replaced. Lath and plaster partition
between barn and rear wing. Interior of house not inspected internally but the
inner room ceiling beam visible, with ovolo-moulding and 2 fillets.

Listing NGR: SY0069486673

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