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Wallaford Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in West Buckfastleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4786 / 50°28'43"N

Longitude: -3.8023 / 3°48'8"W

OS Eastings: 272215

OS Northings: 65862

OS Grid: SX722658

Mapcode National: GBR QF.R6Y1

Mapcode Global: FRA 27XS.QGG

Entry Name: Wallaford Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99430

Location: West Buckfastleigh, South Hams, Devon, TQ11

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: West Buckfastleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Buckfastleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 76 NW

4/150 Wallaford Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Circa late C15 or early C16. Hall floored and fireplace inserted
in late C16 early C17 and lower end rebuilt and porch added in 1810. Datestone
in gable of porch instribed "TW 1810". Plastered stone rubble. Asbestos slate
roof with gabled ends. Rendered chimney stacks. Three rooms and through or
cross-passage plan, originally with open hall later floored and lateral stack
built on rear of hall, incorporating newel stairs (stack at gable end heating
inner room). In 1810 lower end entirely rebuilt and through passage widened to
take stairs and two storey porch added. Later outshuts at rear. The lower end
to right rebuilt as full two storeys with lower pitched roof and gabled porch
with a reused chamfered granite arch doorway and 1840 datestone in gable. The
left hand higher end is one storey and attic with two small gables and a hipped
roof porch in the angle with 1840 porch. C20 easements with leaded panes. At
rear large lateral chimney stack incorporating newel stairs with gable over.
Interior: Unstopped chamfered ceiling beam in hall. Said to be similar beam
in inner room. Lateral hall fireplace with chamfered lintel with step stops.
Wall between hall and inner room plastered and possibly connecting timber screen.
Solid wall between hall and passage. Early C19 stairs inserted into widened
through passage to form stair hall. Five roof trusses over hall and higher end
one smoke-blackened and have morticed apices and morticed collars. Threaded
purlins, only one purlin seen at rear of lower end of hall also smoke-blackened.
Trusses cut for diagonal ridgepiece which is missing. The rafters are also missing.

Listing NGR: SX7221565862

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