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Palmer's Farmhouse with Attached Barn to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Cullompton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8306 / 50°49'50"N

Longitude: -3.3932 / 3°23'35"W

OS Eastings: 301981

OS Northings: 104381

OS Grid: ST019043

Mapcode National: GBR LN.WS7N

Mapcode Global: FRA 36SW.V7P

Entry Name: Palmer's Farmhouse with Attached Barn to Rear

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95329

Location: Cullompton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Cullompton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cullompton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CULLOMPTON WESTCOTT
ST 00 SW
8/139
- Palmer's Farmhouse with
- attached barn to rear
II
Farmhouse with barn attached to rear of back wing. Late C15 or early C16 with later
alterations and extensions. Cob, stone plinth, plastered and roughcast, the house
under gabled-end shingle roof, the barn under hipped corrugated-iron roof. Formerly
a 3-room, through-passage plan with a rear parlour wing; the survival of 2 jointed
crucks in the rear barn, one of them possibly smoke-blackened, suggests that the
parlour wing accommodation formerly extended further back; a truncated jointed cruck
in the lower end extension (now a garage and storage area) suggests that this
building might once have been a barn or shippon. Axial stack with brick shaft backs
onto passage and heats hall; right-hand end stack all ashlar, heats parlour. 2
storeys.
Front: 4 window range; 2- and 3-light timber and metal casement windows to 1st floor,
two 3-light casement windows to ground floor, all barred; wide planked door to
passage, recessed. Lower end extension under lower roof ridge, garage and pedestrian
door, with 2-light window over. Left-hand end with 3-light window to 1st floor, 8-
light window below; C20 additions at rear mask a now internal 3-light timber casement
window with chamfered surround and mullions to lower-end. Stair turret to rear of
hall. Right-hand elevation of wing (i.e. to roadside) with 4-light window to 1st
floor; barn with 2 double wagon doors, opposed.
Interior: chamfered arched door surrounds to rear passage doorway, and to entrance
from passage into hall; winder stairs to rear of hall, also to parlour wing built
into thickness of end stack wall. Hall and parlour with 3 axial beams, chamfered,
with hollow step stops; fireplaces probably conceal older work; plank and muntin
screen between hall and parlour, simply chamfered to hall, ovolo-moulded to parlour,
the bressumer chamfered with run-out stops above each panel. Deep chamfered axial
beam to wing.
Roof: 2 jointed crucks, one cut off above collar; apex of complete truss side pegged
and morticed, trenched purlins, cranked collars; smoke blackened. 2 jointed crucks
to wing (roof space of wing not inspected); 2 jointed crucks, one with a single blade
only surviving, visible in rear barn.


Listing NGR: ST0198104381

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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