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Abbotsham Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brushford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8589 / 50°51'32"N

Longitude: -3.8983 / 3°53'53"W

OS Eastings: 266491

OS Northings: 108319

OS Grid: SS664083

Mapcode National: GBR KY.VB7Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 26QT.P4C

Plus Code: 9C2RV452+HM

Entry Name: Abbotsham Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95472

Location: Brushford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Brushford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brushford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 60 NE
- Abbotsham Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Probably C17 core, refurbished and enlarged in early C19. Plastered
cob on rubble footings; cob or rubble stacks with C20 brick tops; thatch roof.
Double depth plan house facing south-east comprising parallel ranges. Front range
has 2 rooms with projecting end stacks 1-room either side of entrance lobby and
stairs and back range has unheated service room, central cross passage and right
(north-eastern) kitchen with projecting rear lateral stack. Secondary outshots
across rear. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 3-window front comprising horned 16-pane sashes to left, the rest are
4-pane sashes. Central C20 plank door with contemporary gabled and corrugated
asbestos roofed porch. Both roofs are hipped each end. Outshots have corrugated
asbestos roof.
Interior is largely result of C19 and C20 refurbishments. Only rear service room
has exposed beams, 2 crossbeams with roughly-finished soffit-chamfers. All
fireplaces blocked by C20 grates. Only rear block roof is accessible and it is
made up of C19 king post trusses. Earlier features are probably hidden in front
Abbotsham is the site of a medieval manor.
Source: Devon SMR.

Listing NGR: SS6649108319

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