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Ashbourne Farmhouse Including Outbuilding Adjoining East

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Fleming, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3464 / 50°20'47"N

Longitude: -3.6392 / 3°38'20"W

OS Eastings: 283467

OS Northings: 50894

OS Grid: SX834508

Mapcode National: GBR QQ.CLQD

Mapcode Global: FRA 3883.VG3

Entry Name: Ashbourne Farmhouse Including Outbuilding Adjoining East

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99912

Location: Stoke Fleming, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Stoke Fleming

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stoke Fleming St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

2/127 Ashbourne Farmhouse
(Formerly known as
Bugford Farmhouse)
including outbuilding
adjoining East.


Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding. Circa early C17, remodelled and
extended in C18 and C19. Painted and rendered slate rubble and probably
some cob. Asbestos tile roof, hipped left hand end and gabled right hand
end. The outbuilding to the right is slate rubble with a slate half-hipped
roof rendered axial stack at the centre; the right hand end stack has been
Plan: 3-room and through passage plan facing south, the lower end to the
left (west). The hall is heated from an axial stack at its lower end
backing onto the passage. At the front of the hall a projecting 2-storey
bay (oriel) and at the back a stair turret. The inner room is heated from a
gable end stack. The large lower end room appears to be unheated although
there may have been a lateral stack on the back wall. The lower left end of
this room was later divided axially into 2 unheated rooms, the front room
with a doorway at the front. The outshut behind the hall and the
outbuilding with a loft above at the higher right hand end are probably C18
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 6-window front. Small C19 2-light case-
ments with glazing bars and slate sills. 2 storey projecting hall bay
(oriel) to right of centre with a hipped roof and C19 3-light hall window
with glazing bars in original opening with a stone hoodmould. The passage
front doorway to left of centre has a circa late C18 or early C19 6-panel
door, the top panels glazed, a very shallow rectangular overlight and an
open-fronted pentice roof porch with a stone wall on the left side and the
hall bay forms the right side; its corrugated plastic roof is supported on
original timber cantilevers. At the lower left end of the front doorway
with a divided plank door. To the left of the passage front doorway a
mounting block.
The outbuilding to the right has a plank door, small ground floor 2-light
window and an external flight of stone stairs to the left doorway in the and
At the rear a single story outshut with a hipped slate roof behind the
higher left hand end and a small ground floor window in the lower right hand
Interior is largely the result of the C18 and C19 modernizations and most of
the features are concealed. The hall has boxed-in cross-beams, one with a
pronounced camber. The hall fireplace is blocked by a C20 grate. There is
an C18 china cupboard in the inner room with shaped shelves. On the first
floor there are some C18 2-panel doors.
Roof: The lower left hand room has straight principal rafters with lapped
and pegged collars. The higher end roof is inaccessible and the feet of the
trusses are not visible in the first floor rooms.

Listing NGR: SX8346750894

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

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