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Galford Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewtrenchard, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6555 / 50°39'19"N

Longitude: -4.1606 / 4°9'38"W

OS Eastings: 247369

OS Northings: 86204

OS Grid: SX473862

Mapcode National: GBR NV.854M

Mapcode Global: FRA 275B.NX9

Entry Name: Galford Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92334

Location: Lewtrenchard, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Lewtrenchard

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX 48 NE LEW TRENCHARD

4/87 Galford Farmhouse
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GV II


Farmhouse. C17 origins. C18 remodelling, C19 alterations. Rendered and
colourwashed with slate roof gabled at ends. Stone stack to left gable end, brick
shaft on stone stack to right gable end, brick shaft on ridge. Single depth plan
with added rear outshut, 3 rooms wide. Addition at right end under lean-to roof
probably C19. Early plan probably 3 room and through passage. Circa early C18
remodelling into a 3-storey house, 3rd storey windows blocked and roof possibly
lowered in C19. Asymmetrical 3-window front with off-centre stone gabled porch,
slate-hung in the gable. Ground floor window to right of porch late C19/early C20 3-
light casement, 6 panes per light. Other windows circa early C18 in style are 2-
light with high transoms and casements in the right-hand light below the transom, 18
panes per light, 1 window partly reglazed. 3 blocked windows high under the eaves
retain their sills.
Interior Ground floor room right has large fireplace with moulded granite jambs and
probably replaced softwood timber lintel, cloam oven. Exposed ceiling beams. In the
wall opposite the fireplace is a slate basin with a slate rim and slate-lined bowl,
rediscovered during C20 renovations. There is a small plugged drain below the basin
which may have drained directly into or below the former through passage. The middle
ground floor room has 1 exposed axial beam.


Listing NGR: SX4736986204

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