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Preston Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in West Alvington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2735 / 50°16'24"N

Longitude: -3.8091 / 3°48'32"W

OS Eastings: 271182

OS Northings: 43064

OS Grid: SX711430

Mapcode National: GBR QD.ZC73

Mapcode Global: FRA 28X9.MW1

Entry Name: Preston Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100893

Location: West Alvington, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: West Alvington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: West Alvington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 74 SW
5/196 Preston Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 or earlier considerably rebuilt and extended during C18 and C19.
Slate stone rubble walls incorporating some cob. Slate roof with Victorian
crested ridge tiles, hipped at left end, gabled to right and half-hipped to rear
wing. Large projecting rubble stack at front built in decreasing courses with
small brick shaft, small brick stack immediately to its left, rendered brick stack at right gable end and projecting stone stack with brick shaft lateral to rear wing.
Plan: likely to have originated as 3- room-and-through-passage plan, lower end to the left with front lateral fireplace, higher end partly rebuilt with a projection at the centre probably in mid C19 and a wing added to the rear in the C18.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front of late C19 or early C20 2-
light casements. The central 2 window part of the house projects. C19 plank door to its left. The stack projects to the left of that with an inserted doorway beyond. There has evidently been a substantial rebuilding of the front wall judging by the joint visible partly in the central projection and shortly before the gable end and the more modern character of the stonework in between .
Interior- Inaccessible at time of survey and according to owner exhibits no early features, but these may have been concealed by C19 modernisation.

Listing NGR: SX7118243063

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

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