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Rushton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8965 / 50°53'47"N

Longitude: -3.7598 / 3°45'35"W

OS Eastings: 276336

OS Northings: 112254

OS Grid: SS763122

Mapcode National: GBR L4.RWWD

Mapcode Global: FRA 360Q.WK2

Plus Code: 9C2RV6WR+H3

Entry Name: Rushton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97433

Location: East Worlington, North Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: East Worlington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Worlington

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 71 SE
Rushton Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Circa early C17, later alterations. Cob and rubble, colourwashed rough
plaster; brick shafts to stacks; slate roof.
Plan : 3-room plan, lower end to right, hall to left at higher end with a front
lateral stack with an integral 2-storey hall bay; passage between hall and unheated
central room; kitchen to extreme right with a front lateral stack; central room with
later inserted stack at the lower end; front wall of the lower end of the house set
back, probably rebuilt; C19 wing at right-angles to the rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1:1:1 windows; casements of several dates, most
C19, 2 to centre bay with close-set glazing bars. 2 door openings, one to passage
and one inserted into kitchen, simple plank doors.
Interior: the kitchen has 2 large axial ceiling beams, chamfered with large hollow
step stops, fireplace blocked; central room with 2 large axial ceiling beams, also
chamfered with large hollow-stepped stops; hall with ceiling with double-ovolo
moulded cross ceiling beam, and exposed original floor joists. Fireplace blocked
by C20 grate. Passage with a C19 straight-flight staircase.
Roof: replaced in the C19.

Listing NGR: SS7633612254

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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