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Range of Farm Buildings Around Courtyard and Pump to East of Croft Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Jacobstowe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7847 / 50°47'5"N

Longitude: -4.0297 / 4°1'46"W

OS Eastings: 257016

OS Northings: 100315

OS Grid: SS570003

Mapcode National: GBR KS.ZT4H

Mapcode Global: FRA 27F0.RWH

Entry Name: Range of Farm Buildings Around Courtyard and Pump to East of Croft Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93271

Location: Jacobstowe, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Jacobstowe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Jacobstowe St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

JACOBSTOWE
SS 50 SE
7/247 Range of farm buildings around
- courtyard and pump to east of
28.5.87 Croft Farmhouse
GV II*
Range of farm buildings including a barn, stables, pigsties and stores. Probably
C17 and C18 with some C19 alterations. Cob and stone rubble. Slate gable-ended
roofs at various levels, partly reclad in corrugated sheet steel and corrugated
asbestos.
Plan: the buildings are arranged around 4 sides of a small courtyard in front of
Croft Farmhouse. q.v. The barn and stables on the south east side is attached to
the higher south end of the house and extended at the east end in the C19 and with a
horse engine house on the outer south side. On the north side of the yard there is a
granary attached to the lower north end of the house by a short section of wall with
a doorway througn providing access to the courtyard from outside. On the east
front of the yard linking the granary and barn there is a low range including
pigsties and probably stores.
Exterior: the granary on the north side has a flight of external stone steps up to
the loft doorway on the inner courtyard side; at the west end a ground floor doorway
and the east gable end has a C17 3-light, wooden mullion window on the first floor
with a similar, but 2-light, window in the gable above. The low pigsty range on the
east side has 2 plank doors on the outer east elevation and a small single-light
chamfered window to the left; the inner west elevation of the pigsty range is partly
clad in vertical boards with 3 hatches to the sties. The barn range on the south
side has 3 pairs of pigeon holes under the eaves and 2 plank doors on the ground
floor facing the yard. The east end of the barn has been extended in stone rubble
where there are large opposing barn doorways and a horse engine house on the outer
south side.
The courtyard is paved with small pitched stones and has a late C19 cast iron water
pump against the front of the house with a granite trough.


Listing NGR: SS5701600315

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