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Gilscott Farmhouse Including Cob Garden Wall Adjoining to South East

A Grade II Listed Building in Coldridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8416 / 50°50'29"N

Longitude: -3.8314 / 3°49'53"W

OS Eastings: 271149

OS Northings: 106276

OS Grid: SS711062

Mapcode National: GBR L1.W961

Mapcode Global: FRA 26VW.554

Entry Name: Gilscott Farmhouse Including Cob Garden Wall Adjoining to South East

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95555

Location: Coldridge, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Coldridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Coldridge St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COLDRIDGE
SS 70 NW
2/5 Gilscott Farmhouse including cob
- garden wall adjoining to south-
east
II

Farmhouse. Probably C16 origins, rebuilt in early C19. Plastered cob or rubble;
stone rubble stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; coated slate roof, replaced by
corrugated asbestos over kitchen.
L-shaped house with main block, comprising 2 rooms with central cross passage and
end stacks facing south-east. To rear of left (south-west) end is rear service
block which contains the stairs connected to the cross passage with service rooms
to rear, the largest with a large outer projecting lateral stack. Kitchen is set
in angle of 2 wings with a lean-to roof against the back of the main block and has
large projecting end stack. The stairs and service room appear to occupy the shell
of a C16 farmhouse, the rest was built in the early C19. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 3-window front of 16-pane sashes. Central doorway has part-panelled,
part-glazed C19 door and overlight, panelled reveals and doorcase with shaped
cornice and moulded entablature. Projecting eaves on shaped brackets and roof is
gable-ended. The south-west side is dominated by the large probably C16 stack with
its chimney shaft intact but since extended. To right is a secondary part-glazed,
part-panelled door with hipped and slate-roofed porch. The windows include C19 12
and 16-pane sashes or casements with glazing bars.
Interior includes much C19 joinery including the stick baluster stair. No earlier
features are exposed.
From the left (south-west) end of the front a high plastered cob wall with
interlocking tile coping projects forward (south-eastwards) along the left side of
the front garden.


Listing NGR: SS7114906276

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

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