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Somerfield House, Including Yard Entrance and Gates Adjoining at Right End

A Grade II Listed Building in Landkey, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0616 / 51°3'41"N

Longitude: -4.0016 / 4°0'5"W

OS Eastings: 259833

OS Northings: 131041

OS Grid: SS598310

Mapcode National: GBR KT.FG29

Mapcode Global: FRA 26H9.YP6

Entry Name: Somerfield House, Including Yard Entrance and Gates Adjoining at Right End

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98602

Location: Landkey, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Landkey

Built-Up Area: Landkey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Landkey St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LANDKEY LANDKEY NEWLAND
SS 53 SE
7/119 Somerfield House, including yard
entrance and gates adjoining at
right end

II

House including yard entrance and gates. House, early C16 possibly with earlier
fabric remodelled in late C16/early C17 with C19/C20 alterations. Roughcast
rendered stone rubble and cob. Asbestos slate roofs. Front lateral stack with
offsets and brick shaft. Inserted lateral brick stack towards right end.
End through-passage with hall and inner room to right, the lower end probably
rebuilt as separate cottage adjoining to left (not included in list description).
2-window range of two 2-light casements 6-panes per light above half-glazed door
with 2-light window to left 3-panes per light. Large double plank doors with
slatted grilles in the upper parts to yard entrance at right end. Hall retains
plank and muntin screen of 9 sections with C19 inserted doorcase at upper end of
hall. Some early joinery including square-headed doorway from through-passage to
hall and some old plank doors. Roof structure consists of truss above hall/inner
room thoroughly smoke-blackened with unusual saddle and short ridge support in FI
type apex arrangement
(Alcock: Cruck Catalogue)
Truss replaced over hall. Truss at lower end with threaded purlins also thoroughly
smoke-blackened, now closed to form partition with adjoining cottage.


Listing NGR: SS5983331041

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