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Westcott Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockbeare, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.732 / 50°43'55"N

Longitude: -3.375 / 3°22'30"W

OS Eastings: 303054

OS Northings: 93388

OS Grid: SY030933

Mapcode National: GBR P5.B649

Mapcode Global: FRA 37T4.NZG

Entry Name: Westcott Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352443

Location: Rockbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Rockbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rockbeare St Mary with St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SY 09 SW ROCKBEARE RAG LANE

3/121 Westcott Farmhouse
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GV II

Farmhouse. Mid C19. Plastered stone rubble up to first floor level and cob above;
stone rubble stacks with plastered brick stacks; slate roof.
U-shaped house with main block facing west and comprising a 2-room plan with central
cross passage containing the stairs. From each end 1-room rear blocks project at
right angles. The front left (northern) room has a projecting end stack and an
axial stack serves back-to-back fireplaces used by the front right room and the rear
block room. From the rear end of the cross passage a corridor extends northwards
between the front room and rear block. 2 storeys throughout.
Nearly symmetrical 3-window front of C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars
including one, ground floor left, with 15 small panes to each light. Central 4-
panel door with side lights and wide flat-roofed porch comprising Tuscan columns on
3 stone steps and moulded entablature. Plain eaves and roof is hipped each end.
The right end return 3-window front of C20 replacement casements but rest are C19
inlcuding one, at first floor level on left end return which has rectangular panes
of leaded glass. Both rear block roofs have hipped ends.
Interior includes original joinery detail including a straight flight open string
stair with stick balusters.


Listing NGR: SY0305493388

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