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Latitude: 50.9168 / 50°55'0"N
Longitude: -4.0615 / 4°3'41"W
OS Eastings: 255181
OS Northings: 115056
OS Grid: SS551150
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.QJXB
Mapcode Global: FRA 26CP.CHM
Entry Name: Wanderer's Key
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105082
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91676
Location: Beaford, Torridge, Devon, EX19
Civil Parish: Beaford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Beaford All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
BEAFORD SAINT GEORGE'S STREET, Beaford
20/60 Wanderer's Key
Farmhouse, now house. Mid C17 with probably C18 addition, and late C20 alterations
and additions. Rendered over cob and stone. Thatched roof, hipped to left and half-
hipped to right. Brick stacks, to right-hand end and axial off-centre to right.
Plan and development: C17 two-room plan, consisting of larger principal room to right
(hall) with integral end stack to right, central front entrance at left-hand end and
staircase in left-hand rear corner, and smaller room to left, also with end stack
(possibly a later insertion). C18 one-roomed addition to left, with entrance at
front. Dividing wall between 2 rooms of C17 part removed, probably in the late C20.
Exterior: Nearly symmetrical 4-window front; late C20 two-light leaded wooden
casements (in old openings). Wide doorway between first and second windows from left
with wooden lintel and late C20 half-glazed door, and probably old rendered lean-to
porch. Late C20 door between first and second windows from left.
Interior: Right-hand ground-floor room has large joists spanning front to back and
partly rebuilt C17 stone open fireplace to right which has a chamfered wooden lintel
with runout stops. Probably C18 inserted stack in central room, placed at an angle.
Roofspace not inspected but the feet of substantial principal rafters are visible in
the first-floor rooms.
This house was formerly known as Hoopers Farmhouse and/or Town Farmhouse.
Listing NGR: SS5518515054
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