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Ward Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Winkleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8548 / 50°51'17"N

Longitude: -3.9266 / 3°55'35"W

OS Eastings: 264488

OS Northings: 107910

OS Grid: SS644079

Mapcode National: GBR KX.VH2M

Mapcode Global: FRA 26NV.42R

Entry Name: Ward Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90930

Location: Winkleigh, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Winkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Winkleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WINKLEIGH
SS 60 NW
9/139 Ward Farmhouse
II
Farmhouse. Early C17 possibly with earlier origins, extended in later C17, C18 with
C19 additions. Stone rubble and cob walls, the cob rendered on the 1st floor at the
front. Thatch roof gabled to the left end hipped to the right. 3 rendered stacks,
the one at the left gable-end is brick on a stone base, central axial one is rubble
with a brick shaft, that to the right is brick.
Plan: originally 3-room-and-through-passage plan with lower end to the left. Hall
stack backs onto passage, lower room heated by gable-end fireplace as is inner room
bu the latter may be inserted. The house was extended by one unheated room in the
later C17 or early C18 and there is an C18 outbuilding adjoining it. C19 outshut
built at rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Long asymmetrical 6-window front of C20 2, 3 and 4-light
casements. C20 French windows to left. C20 part-glazed door to passage towards
left-hand end with thatch doorhood. C19 or early C20 leanto porch in front of
right-hand end with C19 plank and part-glazed door behind, small gabled early C20
wing projecting from the end. Corrugated iron roof outbuilding extends from right-
hand end.
Interior: lower and inner rooms have chamfered ceiling beams. The fireplaces all
have modern grates. The roof structure may be of considerable interest but was
inaccessible at time of survey;


Listing NGR: SS6448807910

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