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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
Entry Name: Abbotsham Farmhouse
Listing Date: 19 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106636
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95472
Location: Brushford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX18
District: Mid 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
SS 60 NE
- Abbotsham Farmhouse
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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