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Latitude: 51.0135 / 51°0'48"N
Longitude: -3.9897 / 3°59'22"W
OS Eastings: 260520
OS Northings: 125674
OS Grid: SS605256
Mapcode National: GBR KT.JK2H
Mapcode Global: FRA 26JF.PGM
Entry Name: Emmett Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163929
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98484
Location: Bishop's Tawton, North Devon, Devon, EX37
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Bishop's Tawton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bishops Tawton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 62 NW
11/6 Emmett Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C16 with C17 remodelling, upper end rebuilt and extended in
1923 following fire. Colourwashed rendered rubble and cob. Slate roof with brick
ridge stack, thatched roof to right end with brick stack with lipped cap and
lateral hall stack to front with offsets, tapered cap, heightened in brick.
Projecting bread oven with slate canopy to its left. Hall and inner room survive
with rebuilding and extension of lower end to left of cross-passage. 2 storeys. 5
window range. C20 fenestration to left of hall stack, C19 2-light casement, 6 panes
per light and 9 panes per light above tall C19 2-light window with 4-paned window
inserted below and 2-light window to right, 12 panes per light. 4 panelled door
with overlight. C19 2-light window 2 panes per light above rubble lean-to to rear
of thatched portion with part slate, part corrugated asbestos roof.
Interior: there is no access to roof space but the elaborately moulded beams to the
hall with large bar stops raise the ceiling height above the plastered downstand
construction incorporating moulded scroll-stepped bressumer at lower end suggesting
possibility of jettied lower end to former open hall.
Listing NGR: SS6052025674
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