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Chapel Downs Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton Hamlets, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7937 / 50°47'37"N

Longitude: -3.6765 / 3°40'35"W

OS Eastings: 281932

OS Northings: 100688

OS Grid: SS819006

Mapcode National: GBR L8.Z6FW

Mapcode Global: FRA 365Z.ZD8

Plus Code: 9C2RQ8VF+F9

Entry Name: Chapel Downs Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95160

Location: Crediton Hamlets, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Crediton Hamlets

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Crediton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Farmhouse. Early C18 with mid C19 alterations. Plastered rubble or brick; exposed
brick chimney shafts; slate roof. House faces south east with 3-room, double-
depth, central staircase plan. Projecting end stacks. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-
window front. Central 4-panel door, the upper panels glazed, with panelled reveals
projecting into Doric doorcase which has fluted columns and an entablature with
triglyths, metopes and the soffit of the cornice with mutules containing drops.
Flanking 25-pane hornless sash windows (10 over 15 panes) and similar on first
floor flanking central 20-pane sash. Eaves cornice with shaped brackets. Unusual
roof form: high hipped roof extended on lime-plane to gables at lower level behind
tall brick chimney stack either side. The same alterations could explain why eaves
cornice is narrower than front. Of this period are the sashes and doorcase also.
Smaller sashes and casements to rear, most with glazing bars. Interior not

Listing NGR: SS8193200688

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