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Withywine Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Morebath, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0328 / 51°1'57"N

Longitude: -3.4835 / 3°29'0"W

OS Eastings: 296074

OS Northings: 126979

OS Grid: SS960269

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.H7B1

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LD.2QQ

Plus Code: 9C3R2GM8+4J

Entry Name: Withywine Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96769

Location: Morebath, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morebath

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morebath St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Former farmhouse. Circa mid C17. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings,
part of front wall said to be replaced in brick ; bitumen-painted slate roof, gabled
at right end, hipped at left end ; right end stack, back to back axial stacks with
tall stone shaft.
Plan: Single depth main range, 3 rooms wide, probably originally with a through
passage to right of centre with the hall and inner room stacks back to back. Rear
left outshut contains C20 stair ; single-storey lean-tos at each end of main range.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front with a gabled porch and C20 front
door to right of centre into putative passage. Change in plane on front wall at
porch. Ground floor windows C19 or C20 small-pane 3-light timber casements ; first
floor windows 2- and 3-light C20 timber casements, 2 panes per light.
Interior: The lower end has an open fireplace with a steeply cambered lintel, stone
rubble jambs and a bread oven. The hall has a chamfered crossbeam with a long scroll
stop and an open-fireplace to left hand room. Ovolo-moulded lintel to doorway on
rear wall of hall.
Roof: Probably C18 collar rafter trusses, pegged at the apex with nailed collars
below a later roof structure.

Listing NGR: SS9607426979

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