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Berries Farmhouse Including Outbuilding Adjoining West

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3886 / 50°23'18"N

Longitude: -3.6508 / 3°39'2"W

OS Eastings: 282741

OS Northings: 55603

OS Grid: SX827556

Mapcode National: GBR QP.2XCJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 3870.PHX

Plus Code: 9C2R98QX+CM

Entry Name: Berries Farmhouse Including Outbuilding Adjoining West

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100986

Location: Cornworthy, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Cornworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cornworthy St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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6/76 Berries Farmhouse
Including Outbuilding
Adjoining West


Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding. Probably C16 or C17 remodelled in
circa late C17 or Cl8. Roughcast stone rubble. Thatched roof with hipped
end to the right and gable end to left. The adjoining outbuilding at the
left end has a lower level corrugated iron roof with gable end, now a
gablet which was formed by the lean-to against the left gable end.
Rendered axial stack at the left hand end of the thatched roof, with
tapered shaft and slate weathering and heightened in brick.
Plan: The interior was inaccessible but the house appears to have a 3 room
plan, the lower left end room is an outbuilding into which the house
accommodation seems to have been extended incorporating the through passage
but leaving the lower left end as a lofted outbuilding. The higher right
end appears to have been remodelled probably in the late C17 or C18 when it
was heightened to a full 2 storeys and provided with 2 nearly equal size
rooms with a cross-passage between. The left hand of the 2 rooms would
have been the former hall which is heated from a stack at its left end
backing onto the former passage; the right hand room is slightly smaller
and apparently unheated. The staircase rises from the back of the present
passage against the back wall of the former hall, possibly in front of a
truncated lateral stack which would have preceded the halls axial stack.
There is a circa c18 or C19 lean-to outbuilding at the lower end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Almost symmetrical 3-window front of the house
section to the right with 3 small C19 casements with glazing bars on the
first floor and 2 larger C20 casements on the ground floor; the 3 first
floor windows and the ground floor right hand window have slate sill. The
doorway slightly to right of centre has a C20 glazed door.
The outbuilding to the left has a lower roof level and 3 irregularly spaced
ground floor windows, 2 small C20 casements to the right and a very small,
probably C19, fixed-light window to the left with 9 panes.
The rear elevation is rendered at the higher left hand end. The doorway
(to the former passage) has a C19 glazed and panelled door. To the left of
the door the rear wall projects slightly. To the right of the doorway 2
crude corbelled steps up to the loft doorway, to the right of which is a
blocked ventilation slit. The lower end wall is partly built of cob and
the later lean-to at this end has a rafter which is a reused principal with
a mortice for a threaded purlin.
Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX8274155603

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