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Monkstone Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentor, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6082 / 50°36'29"N

Longitude: -4.1667 / 4°10'0"W

OS Eastings: 246782

OS Northings: 80960

OS Grid: SX467809

Mapcode National: GBR NV.C3KQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 275G.DJS

Plus Code: 9C2QJR5M+78

Entry Name: Monkstone Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92281

Location: Brentor, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Brentor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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7/35 Monkstone Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 origins, C20 alterations. Stone rubble, partly rendered and
whitewashed, bitumen-painted slate roof gabled at ends. Stone chimney with moulded
cap to left gable end, rendered chimney to right end of 2-storey build, brick chimney
to rear addition. Complex development. Original plan may have been 3 room and
through or cross passage, with stack backing on to passage and heated inner room.
The lower end and passage now largely dismantled and now single storey. The hall
seems to have been extended out to the front as a gabled projection. A circa C19
rear wing completes the present cross plan. A small projection under a catslide roof
to the rear of the hall may have been a stair turret. 2 storeys at higher end,
single storey at lower end. 2 storey block has 1 + 1-window front with a C20 glazed
porch and front door into the front projection. Ground floor window left C20 under
slate drip ledge. Ground floor window in front projection 3-light C20 casement, 3-
panes per light, under timber lintel. First floor window left 2-light C20 casement,
4-panes per light. First floor window in front projection C20 under longer timber
lintel. Pair of small chamfered slit lancets in one stone in right return of front
projection probably former stair light, re-sited.
Interior Former hall has massive C16 fireplace with chamfered granite lintel
supported on granite corbels with curved ends (q.v.) East Liddaton and Perry Ash. 2
chamfered cross beams with pyramid stops. Blocked doorway to inner room has
segmental stone arch. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX4678280960

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