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Latitude: 50.9728 / 50°58'22"N
Longitude: -3.3352 / 3°20'6"W
OS Eastings: 306346
OS Northings: 120112
OS Grid: ST063201
Mapcode National: GBR LQ.M2VD
Mapcode Global: FRA 36XJ.SK4
Entry Name: Stables Approximately 4 Metres South of Freathingcott Farmhouse
Listing Date: 17 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106453
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95945
Location: Holcombe Rogus, Mid Devon, Devon, TA21
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Holcombe Rogus
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Holcombe Rogus All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 02 SE
Stables approximately 4 metres
south of Freathingcott Farmhouse
Stables. Probably mid C19. Local stone rubble with larger, more carefully-dressed,
quoins and voussoirs; interlocking tile roof, maybe thatch originally.
Plan: stable block built down the hillslope and facing into the courtyard to east.
The north end is terraced into the hillslope. Haylofts over.
Exterior: the taller main block front would be symmetrical except for a hayloft
window to left. There is a pair of stable doorways each with a window toward the
end, all these with segmental arches over. Central first floor loading hatch (and
another into the right (north) gable-end from the terrace). To left of this is a
lower block set back very slightly from the main front . It contains 2 round-headed
doorways, each with a ventilation slit to right, and at the right end a doorway with
hayloft loading hatch directly above. The C19 joinery detail here is mostly well-
preserved including the plain mullioned windows with internal shutters. The roof is
Interior: has plain but sturdy carpentry detail. These stables with the other
listed farmbuildings around the farmyard form an exceptionally good group of
traditional farmbuildings serving nearby Freathingcott Farmhouse (q.v). The visual
impact of the whole group is enhanced by their setting on a steep hillslope.
Listing NGR: ST0634620112
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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