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Coombes Head Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hemyock, Devon

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Latitude: 50.93 / 50°55'48"N

Longitude: -3.2552 / 3°15'18"W

OS Eastings: 311887

OS Northings: 115257

OS Grid: ST118152

Mapcode National: GBR LT.PR54

Mapcode Global: FRA 462N.7MS

Plus Code: 9C2RWPJV+2W

Entry Name: Coombes Head Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106518

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95692

Location: Hemyock, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Hemyock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Hemyock St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1/37 Coombes Head Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17. Pebbledashed random rubble; half-hipped
thatched roof. 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service end to the right of
the passage. Hall heated by axial stack backing on to hall; service end heated by
internal end stack, both stacks with brick shafts. Inner room unheated. Stairs to
front of service and inner rooms. 2 storeys.
Exterior. Front: first floor with 2-light casement windows under eyebrow eaves;
Ground floor : 4-light casement windows to service end and hall; 3-light casement
to inner room. Rear (facing farm buildings) : 3 first floor 3-light casement
windows under eyebrow eaves; lean tos conceal inner room and service end : 4-light
C19 casement window to hall ; planked door to passage.
Interior: service end with chamfered cross ceiling beam with hollow step stops; a
former lintel to rear, chamfered with run-out stops, now over window, perhaps
originally a door. End fireplace with C19 carpentry. Hall with chamfered axial
ceiling beam with run-out stops to higher-end only. Chamfered and unstopped axial
beam to inner room.

Listing NGR: ST1188715257

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