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Waddicombe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East Anstey, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0322 / 51°1'55"N

Longitude: -3.6157 / 3°36'56"W

OS Eastings: 286802

OS Northings: 127114

OS Grid: SS868271

Mapcode National: GBR LB.H9TL

Mapcode Global: FRA 369D.56H

Plus Code: 9C3R29JM+VP

Entry Name: Waddicombe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97366

Location: East Anstey, North Devon, Devon, TA22

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: East Anstey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Anstey St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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- II

Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17, but possibly earlier fabric concealed. Painted
stone rubble, some rendered cob and brick. Slate roof with gable ends. Tall front
lateral hall stack of unrendered stone rubble with tapered cap. Small rendered
stack across rear right-hand corner.
Plan: 3-room-and-cross-passage plan, with lower end to right. Cross-passage
divided axially in C20 to create small rear room. C20 staircase at lower end of
hall. Dairy beyond at upper end. Lower end heated by inserted fireplace across
rear right-hand corner. Separate front entrances to dairy, cross-passage and lower
end. Circa 1920 - 1930 the eaves were raised and roof replaced, and lower end
staircase removed when first floor was raised.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 4-window range. Principally early to mid C20 fenestration
with a 2-light and 3-light casement 2 panes per light to left of stack, 2 C19 2
light 3 panes per light to right. Ground floor has plank door at left end, 3 light
3 panes per light to hall casement, plank door to cross-passage doorway, the opening
having been infilled slightly in C20, and 2 light casement 2 panes per light to left
of plank door to right end.
Interior: Mostly altered in early to mid C20, but a 4-centred arched doorway with
chamfered surround survives between hall and cross-passage, and hall has large
chamfered cross-beam with run out stops. Axial beam to dairy boxed in. Solid wall
partitions between hall and dairy and cross-passage and lower end. Roof structure
replaced in C20 but it is possible that the foot of a cruck truss survives bedded
into the rear wall of the hall.

Listing NGR: SS8680227114

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