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Latitude: 50.647 / 50°38'49"N
Longitude: -3.4283 / 3°25'41"W
OS Eastings: 299112
OS Northings: 84012
OS Grid: SX991840
Mapcode National: GBR P3.RXB9
Mapcode Global: FRA 37QC.D6N
Plus Code: 9C2RJHWC+RM
Entry Name: The Sanctuary and Sunnybank
Listing Date: 18 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165682
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88569
Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8
Civil Parish: Lympstone
Built-Up Area: Lympstone
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lympstone Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE UNDERHILL, Lympstone
5/69 The Sanctuary and Sunnybank
2 dwellings, formerly a single farmhouse (Underhill farmhouse). Late C16 with later
alterations. Roughcast cob on stone footings; gabled-end thatched roof, the rear
wing half-hipped. Originally a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service-end
to the right of the passage, with a rear parlour wing. A brick extension was added
to the higher end in the late C19. Service end heated by an external end stack;
hall heated by an external front lateral stack, with 2 set offs to each side, and a
big front slated set off; the inner room was originally unheated and the end stack
is probably level with the brick extension. Brick shafts. 2 storeys.
Front: 4-window range; 2-light casement windows to first floor, under shallow
eyebrow eaves; 2-light casement window to each of the 3 ground floor rooms. C19
and C20 casement windows to brick extension.
Interior: parlour wing with 3 chamfered axial ceiling beams with cyma reverse
mouldings and run-out stops. Screens might survive beneath present internal
partitions. Upper crucks to wing and main range (roof space not examined).
Listing NGR: SX9911284012
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