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Latitude: 50.991 / 50°59'27"N
Longitude: -3.3887 / 3°23'19"W
OS Eastings: 302632
OS Northings: 122204
OS Grid: ST026222
Mapcode National: GBR LN.KTK9
Mapcode Global: FRA 36SH.HMW
Entry Name: Helewood Farmhouse
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106917
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96721
Location: Clayhanger, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Clayhanger
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Clayhanger St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 02 SW CLAYHANGER
7/76 Helewood Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa early/mid C17. Stone rubble; asbestos slate roof (formerly
thatched), gabled at ends; end stacks, the right end stack projecting with set-offs.
Plan: Interesting for the date: single depth main range, almost symmetrical, compact
plan with a kitchen to the left, parlour to the right on either side of what was
almost certainly a lobby entrance in front of an unheated central dairy. The
partition between lobby and dairy has been removed and a stair inserted in the former
dairy. Single-storey rear lean-to a post C17 addition; probably C20 1 room plan rear
left addition. A probably early C20 photograph in the possession of the owner shows
the building thatched with a thatched single-storey block at the left end which no
Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3 window front with a circa mid C19 gabled
stone porch in the centre with an ornamental slate roof. 3-light casement windows,
some with square leaded panes, probably early C19.
Interior: Both kitchen and parlour have deeply-chamfered scroll-stopped crossbeams
and original fireplaces. The kitchen fireplace has a massive chamfered stopped
lintel which extends over a curving chamber; chamfered stopped lintel to parlour
fireplace. C17 chamfered doorframe on rear wall of kitchen. Position of original
Roofspace Not inspected at time of survey (1986).
Listing NGR: ST0263222204
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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