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Latitude: 50.8374 / 50°50'14"N
Longitude: -4.0059 / 4°0'21"W
OS Eastings: 258849
OS Northings: 106121
OS Grid: SS588061
Mapcode National: GBR KT.WDZL
Mapcode Global: FRA 26HW.H4V
Plus Code: 9C2QRXPV+WJ
Entry Name: East Lake Farmhouse
Listing Date: 29 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105186
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93311
Location: Monkokehampton, West Devon, Devon, EX19
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Monkokehampton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Monkokehampton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 50 NE
4/197 East Lake Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early to mid C17 possibly with medieval origins. Plastered cob and
rubble walls. Thatch roof gabled at left-hand end, hipped to right. 3 brick
stacks, one at left gable, one axial and one at right-hand end on projecting cob
Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan with some lower room to the right. Newel
stairs in projection at rear of hail. Hall stack backs onto passage. Very small
inner and lower rooms with probably inserted stacks.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front mainly of 1, 2 and 3-light C20
casements. C19 small-paned 3-light casement to left of centre on ground floor and
circa late C19 or early C20 2-light casement to right with diagonal glazing bars.
C20 plank door to passage towards right-hand end. Rear elevation has passage
doorway to left of centre with original chamfered wooden doorframe. Large semi-
circular stair projection towards right-hand end has gabled roof and small 3-light
Cl? wooden mullion window. Inserted doorway into inner room to right of stair
Interior: at lower side of passage is chamfered plank and muntin screen with hollow
step stops to muntins. Hall fireplace has dressed granite jambs and chamfered,
hollow step-stopped wooden lintel. The 3 ceiling beams are similarly finished. C18
wall cupboard with fielded panel door. The hall has 2 C17 ovolo-moulded doorframes
with vase stops - one to the inner room and one to the newel stairs, a similar
doorway also leads into the hall from the passage. The newel stairs have solid oak
treads. At the top is a simple balustrade with rough finial to newel post. Cl?
chamfered double doorframe at head of stairs and one into the left-hand end 1st
Roof: complete C17 roof which consists of straight principals with trenched purlins
and collars halved on with notched lap-joint. Over the stair turret is a blackened
timber which may possibly be a smoke-blackened common rafter from an earlier roof
This is a very complete C17 house which survives in a particularly unaltered state
and preserves a number of good quality features.
Listing NGR: SS5884906121
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