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Marks Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Talaton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7883 / 50°47'17"N

Longitude: -3.3225 / 3°19'20"W

OS Eastings: 306876

OS Northings: 99582

OS Grid: SY068995

Mapcode National: GBR LR.ZL3Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 37X0.CFV

Entry Name: Marks Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86947

Location: Talaton, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Talaton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Talaton St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

TALATON
SY 09 NE
6/191 Marks Farmhouse
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GV II

Former farmhouse. C16 or C17. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings; cob or stone
rubble stack with brick chimneyshaft; slate roof, formerly thatch.
Plan: apparently a 3-room-and-through-passage plan farmhouse facing west. The left
(north) end is the inner room. Next is the former hall with front projecting
lateral stack and projecting window bay alongside. Service end room across the
passage the right (south) end. Since no internal inspection was available at the
time of this survey it is not possible to determine the historic development of the
house. Nevertheless it seems likely that it began in the C16 as some form of open
hall house. Now 2 storeys.
Exterior: irregular 2-window front of C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars, the
left ones in the hall bay. Similar windows in the other sides. The passage front
doorway is right of centre and contains a probably C19 part-glazed plank door. Main
roof is gable-ended.
Interior: was not available for inspection at the time of this survey but is said
to contain old beams and the like.


Listing NGR: SY0687699582

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