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Zempson Farmhouse Including Shippon Adjoining West

A Grade II Listed Building in Dean Prior, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4518 / 50°27'6"N

Longitude: -3.8148 / 3°48'53"W

OS Eastings: 271259

OS Northings: 62897

OS Grid: SX712628

Mapcode National: GBR QD.LXDT

Mapcode Global: FRA 27WV.RNJ

Plus Code: 9C2RF52P+P3

Entry Name: Zempson Farmhouse Including Shippon Adjoining West

Listing Date: 27 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99257

Location: Dean Prior, South Hams, Devon, TQ10

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Dean Prior

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dean Prior St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SX 76 SW
6/4 Zempson Farmhouse
including shippon
adjoining west


Farmhouse with adjoining Shippon with loft over. Circa C17 or earlier remodelled
and extended in C18/19. Stone rubble with colour-washed rendered front.
Bitumenised slurried slate roof with gabled ends, and some early crested ridge
tiles to left of centre over former lower end. Stone rubble chimney stack.
Probably originally a three room and through passage plan with laterall hall
stack on rear wall and slightly projecting stair turret at rear of lower end.
Inner room replaced by circa C19 cross wing and circa C18 shippon at right angles
at lower end. Two storeys, long five window range. First floor circa late
C18/early C19 circa, light casements with leaded panes. Right hand two-light
casements. Ground floor C20 casements. To right of centre doorway in two storey
projection (qv Gisperdown and Dockwell Farmhouse in South Brent) with C20 gabled
porch. Lateral stack and rectangular stair turret on rear wall and blocked
doorway possibly to original through passage. To right of front, at higher
end, a cross wing with late C19 casements. Projecting at right angles to left,
lower end, a circa C18 shippon, stone rubble with granite quoins bitumenised
slate gabled-ended roof. External stone stairs on west side, to loft. Interior
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7125962897

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