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Unoccupied Longhouse Approximately 30 Metres North of Sherberton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmoor Forest, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5443 / 50°32'39"N

Longitude: -3.9124 / 3°54'44"W

OS Eastings: 264597

OS Northings: 73356

OS Grid: SX645733

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.N2RR

Mapcode Global: FRA 27PM.HM2

Plus Code: 9C2RG3VQ+P3

Entry Name: Unoccupied Longhouse Approximately 30 Metres North of Sherberton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105414

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92746

Location: Dartmoor Forest, West Devon, Devon, PL20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Dartmoor Forest

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holne St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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15/12 Unoccupied longhouse approximately
- 30 metres north of Sherberton
- Farmhouse

Unoccupied longhouse not in agricultural use. Probably ncorporates some C16 fabric.
Extended in C18 or C19 and considerably altered. Granite rubble walls. Hipped
corrugated sheeting roof.
Plan: now much altered but its original form and development can be deduced. The
door at the centre originally led into a through-passage with hall and probably inner
room to the left and shippon to the right. The hall has an axial fireplace backing
onto the passage. Probably in the C18 the house was extended at the higher end by 1
or 2 rooms with a new entrance made into the former inner room. It may also have
had it shippon extended in the C18 or C19. The house became unoccupied in the early
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front with either C19 or early C20
casements or corrugated perspex. Probably C18 leanto stone rubble open-fronted
porch towards left-hand end. Plank door to former passage to right of centre.
Interior: large granite-framed fireplace to hall. Completely reroofed in C20.

Listing NGR: SX6459773356

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