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Latitude: 50.8292 / 50°49'45"N
Longitude: -3.8987 / 3°53'55"W
OS Eastings: 266377
OS Northings: 105015
OS Grid: SS663050
Mapcode National: GBR KY.X44T
Mapcode Global: FRA 26QX.2Y4
Entry Name: Clapperdown Farmhouse
Listing Date: 8 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105384
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92887
Location: Bondleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Bondleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bondleigh St James the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 60 NE
3/4 Clapperdown Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa mid C17 with late C17 addition. Rendered cob walls, partly
rendered rubble to wing. Main range has thatched roof, hipped at either end, gable
ended slate roof to wing. Axial rubble stack with dripcourse, wing has gable end
Plan: 3 room plan with baffle entry in front of axial stack which serves both
central and right-hand room. Rear wing added behind right-hand end in late C17,
heated by gable end stack.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front, on 1st floor are early C20 3 and
4 light casements, mid-later C20 casements below. C20 timber and glazed gabled
porch to right of centre with contemporary door. Wing projects to rear of right-
hand end. C20 leanto at rear in the angle.
Interior: in the rear wing is one exposed cross beam which is chamfered with ogee
stops. Otherwise no early features are visible but large open fireplaces are likely
to be concealed in the main range.
This house is an interesting and relatively unusual example in Devon of a completely
C17 farmhouse with baffle entry plan as opposed to the more customary 3 room-and-
Listing NGR: SS6637705015
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