History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Higher Rookabeare Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fremington, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.0555 / 51°3'19"N

Longitude: -4.1067 / 4°6'24"W

OS Eastings: 252448

OS Northings: 130574

OS Grid: SS524305

Mapcode National: GBR KN.FZCQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 268B.CX9

Entry Name: Higher Rookabeare Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98719

Location: Fremington, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Fremington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Fremington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SS 53 SW
2/4 Higher Rookabeare Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C16 origins, the lower end rebuilt in early C17. Rendered
stone rubble and some cob to left side, through-passage and lower end unusually
rebuilt with early C17 handmade bricks, now painted. Slate roof with gable ends.
Truncated lateral front hall stack and diagonally set brick stack at right end.
3-room and through-passage plan, with hall and small dairy at higher end to left,
and lower end rebuilt as parlour in C17. 2 storeys. 4-window range of C20 2-light
casements, 8 panes per light. 2-light dairy window to left end and two 3-light
casements flanking plank door to through-passage doorway. Small single storey late
C19 brick kitchen extension to rear of hall.
Interior: Largely altered in C19 and roof structure replaced in C20, but parlour
and hall have scroll-stopped chamfered ceiling beams and parlour retains C17
plasterwork overmantel with moulded top and bottom rails, strapwork surround with
initials GP to left and WP to right of central plaque with shield and achievement,
said to be the insignia of the Company of Spanish Merchants.

Listing NGR: SS5244830574

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.