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Langaford

A Grade II Listed Building in Holne, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.504 / 50°30'14"N

Longitude: -3.8228 / 3°49'22"W

OS Eastings: 270833

OS Northings: 68717

OS Grid: SX708687

Mapcode National: GBR QD.HMQH

Mapcode Global: FRA 27WQ.NHL

Entry Name: Langaford

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99283

Location: Holne, South Hams, Devon, TQ11

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Holne

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holne St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HOLNE -
SX 76 NW

4/17 Langaford

9-2-61
- II

House, formerly a farmhouse. Circa early C16, heightened and remodelled at higher
end in early C19. Stone rubble roughcast at lower south end and stuccoed at higher
north end. Slate roofs with gabled ends. Roof at higher end heightened and with
oversailing eaves. Rendered chimney-stacks. that at north end is slate hung. 3 room
and through passage plan, with axial hall stack backing onto through passage and
inner room and lower end stacks at gable ends. Screen or wall on lower side of
passage missing and C19 staircase inserted into higher end of hall. Front wall of
lower end brought forward and hall and higher end entirely remodelled and heightened.
2 storeys. 4-window range. Right-hand end 2-window range of sashes with glazing
bars in moulded cases and with central panelled door with rectangular fanlight and
moulded hood on brackets. Left-hand range has C20 casements with glazing bars.
Gabled 2 storey porch to left of centre with large round arch with imposts. Wide
inner doorway to passage has chamfered timber frame with ogee head, nail-studded
plank door with head moulding and wrought iron hinges. Norwich Union fire insurance
plaque in apex of porch gable. Interior: axial hall fireplace has ovolo moulded
timber lintel with bar stops supported on moulded granite corbels. Unstopped
chamfered hall ceiling beam. Lower room kitchen has gable end fireplace with
chamfered lintel. Lower room and passage have closely spaced chamfered ceiling
beams alternately with step stops. The higher end of house has most of its early
C19 joinery and a narrow stair hall has been inserted into higher end of hall. Lower
end roof has truss with side pegged dovetail lap jointed cranked collar, which may
be smoke-butchered but close inspection not possible. The roof over the hall and
higher end has trusses with lap-jointed side-pegged apices and collars. There is
said to have been a fire at the higher end of the house.


Listing NGR: SX7083368717

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