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Latitude: 50.4736 / 50°28'24"N
Longitude: -4.1322 / 4°7'55"W
OS Eastings: 248796
OS Northings: 65919
OS Grid: SX487659
Mapcode National: GBR NX.MDFZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 277T.1YP
Entry Name: Hams and Water Farmhouse Including Shippon Adjoining to South
Listing Date: 26 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105435
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92694
Location: Buckland Monachorum, West Devon, Devon, PL20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Buckland Monachorum
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
BUCKLAND MONACHORUM MILTON COMBE
SX 46 NE
3/91 Hams and Water Farmhouse
including shippon adjoining to
Farmhouse. C17 or earlier, altered in C18 and C19. Colour washed stone rubble
walls. Gable ended asbestos slate roof. 2 rendered stone rubble stacks with slate
dripcourses, one axial and one at left gable end.
2 room plan, may originally have been 3, to original house with cross passage at
centre leading to newel stairs at rear. Left-hand room heated by gable stack,
right-hand room has axial stack backing onto passage. The third room at the right-
hand end is an addition, possibly replacing an earlier inner room. The house was
remodelled internally in C18 and extended by a parallel block along the rear wall in
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5 window front. At the right-hand end of the original part
on ground and 1st floor are C19 3-light casements with small panes and H-L hinges.
The other windows are circa early C19 12 pane hornless sashes in frames with beaded
edges. At centre is C18 6 fielded panel door (the top 2 glazed) under contemporary
doorhood with moulded cornice supported on wooden columns. Projecting 1 room
addition at right-hand end has C19 3-light casement with small panes on 1st floor
and C20 plank door below it.
Interior: axial fireplace has had later grate inserted but original heavy wooden
lintel is exposed. Wooden newel stairs have been renewed. Several C18 2-fielded
panel doors central 1st floor room has one fielded panelled partition. Roof
inaccessible at time of survey but substantial feet of straight principal rafters
are visible on 1st floor and roof structure likely to be of interest.
To include mid C19 shippon attached at left-hand end which is 2 storeys with 3
window front, 1st floor openings have stone arches above.
Listing NGR: SX4879665919
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