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Yarnacott Farmhouse, Including Ciderhouse Attached to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Swimbridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0586 / 51°3'31"N

Longitude: -3.9671 / 3°58'1"W

OS Eastings: 262238

OS Northings: 130652

OS Grid: SS622306

Mapcode National: GBR KV.FQT9

Mapcode Global: FRA 26LB.09C

Entry Name: Yarnacott Farmhouse, Including Ciderhouse Attached to West

Listing Date: 15 September 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98701

Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Swimbridge

Built-Up Area: Swimbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SWIMBRIDGE YARNACOTT
SS 63 SW
8/217
Yarnacott Farmhouse, including
15.9.76 ciderhouse attached to west

II

Farmhouse with cider house, now store shed with loft over attached. Farmhouse
probably early C16 with C17 remodelling and C20 alterations. Ciderhouse C17 with
C19 alterations. Farmhouse of painted rendered stone and cob with tiled roof.
Ciderhouse of stone rubble with corrugated iron roof. Farmhouse has tall lateral
rubble stack with offsets to hall in 3-room cross-passage plan, probably originally
an open hall house. Cupboard inserted in through-passage with blocked rear
entrance. 2 storeys 4-window range. C19/20 fenestration. Corrugated asbestos
canopy to slate-capped steps to cross-passage doorway. Buttress at left end.
Ciderhouse has external steps to loft plank door. 5-light timber mullion window to
rear.
Interior: farmhouse has fine plank and muntin screen to upper end of hall, 6
panels wide with chamfer-with-roll-moulded muntins, stopped above the dais bench.
Hall ceiling beams are without mouldings. 3 raised cruck trusses set low over hall
and inner room, suggesting this may once have been an open hall house, though roof
inspection not possible. Stop-chamfered beams to ciderhouse.


Listing NGR: SS6223830652

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