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Old Heazille Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rewe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7967 / 50°47'48"N

Longitude: -3.4805 / 3°28'49"W

OS Eastings: 295756

OS Northings: 100725

OS Grid: SS957007

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.Z22X

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LZ.PVR

Plus Code: 9C2RQGW9+MR

Entry Name: Old Heazille Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88481

Location: Rewe, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Rewe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rewe St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Old Heazille Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 with later alterations. Cob and stone mix, rendered, under slate-
hipped roof. The development of the house is not clear: possibly a 3-room cross-
passage plan with a 3-bay range, containing smoke-blackened jointed crucks (perhaps
formerly the Hall) and at right-angle to this (forming a rough T-plan) a 5-bay range,
of identical roof construction, but all principals clean, perhaps a parlour wing. If
these units do represent Hall and Parlour the lower end has been destroyed. External
rear lateral stack to Hall with a later internal stack adjacent to it, and an internal
end stack to parlour wing all with brick shafts now rendered over. 2 storeys
throughout. Front (i.e. facing approach drive); two 3-light casement windows to each
floor of Hall and one to the front of parlour wing. Right-hand elevation with 5-light
window to ground floor, and two 2-light windows above. Rear: porch in the angle
formed by the 2 ranges, under catslide roof, and concealing a former newel stair
turret. One 3-light window to each floor to right of porch. All windows barred and
C20. Interior: 3 cross beams, chamfered with run-out stops to parlour; internal
entrance with chamfered jambs and shallow chamfered arch, with remains of screen.
Interior much re-ordered with pieces of ancient timber reused (eg beams as uprights).
Roof: Hall, 3 jointed crucks, collar and arch brace, all joints morticed and side-
pegged; trenched purlins, diagonal ridge-piece and wind-braces: all smoke blackened.
The parlour wing is of identical construction, but all timbers are clean; 3 principals
with (probably later) King posts. Evidence of red paint on all principals, one (that
to the rear of wing) completely covered.

Listing NGR: SS9575600725

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