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Higher Coombe Farmhouse Including Adjacent Barns and Linhay

A Grade II Listed Building in Halberton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8838 / 50°53'1"N

Longitude: -3.4083 / 3°24'29"W

OS Eastings: 301028

OS Northings: 110316

OS Grid: ST010103

Mapcode National: GBR LM.SNC7

Mapcode Global: FRA 36RR.VBK

Entry Name: Higher Coombe Farmhouse Including Adjacent Barns and Linhay

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95370

Location: Halberton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Halberton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Halberton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HALBERTON BRITHEM BOTTOM
ST 01 SW
2/183
- Higher Coombe Farmhouse including
- adjacent barns and linhay
II
Farmhouse. C17 with later alterations. Cob, stone plinth, plastered, with 2 stone
rear wings, all under gabled-end synthetic slate roof. Possibly a former 3-room,
through-passage plan with 2 later C17 rear wings which appear to have been added at
the same time. Left hand end stack, formerly external; rear (formerly possibly
lateral) stack now at junction of a wing and main range; lateral internal stack to
east wing. 2-storeys.
Front: (i.e. facing garden and away from roadside): 4-window range, 4-light early
C19 casement window above 8 leaded panes per light, all except 1 light fixed; ground
floor: left hand window of 6 bays, C19 casement, 8-panes per light, 1 light with
stanchion; C19 four-light window to right of wide gabled C20 porch (with three 3-
light windows and side door); C20 window to right. The C19 casements appear to fill
the original C17 embrasures.
Rear: 4-light window to each floor of end elevation of wings with the exception of
ground floor window of right-hand (west) wing which is of 5 (and was originally of
10) lights. Casements appear to be early C19 although some of the surrounds may be
original; 8 leaded panes per light. Left-hand (east) wing with wide panelled door,
recessed.
Interior: end fireplace (renewed) with newel staircase and smoking chamber built
into flanking recesses; chamfered lintel with scroll stop and bar; back oven
(blocked); this room has 3 deeply chamfered cross beams. Roofs (where inspected)
are C19; A-profile. The adjacent farmbuildings (2 storeyed barn with granary, and a
linhay) arranged around the small farmyard, may incorporate C17 work, and are
included in this listing.


Listing NGR: ST0102810316

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