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Latitude: 50.6924 / 50°41'32"N
Longitude: -4.0778 / 4°4'40"W
OS Eastings: 253337
OS Northings: 90147
OS Grid: SX533901
Mapcode National: GBR NZ.5NDT
Mapcode Global: FRA 27B7.Z0B
Entry Name: Palmer's Farm
Listing Date: 7 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165863
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94378
Location: Sourton, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Sourton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Sourton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 59 SW
8/139 Palmer's Farm
Farmhouse. Circa late C17 with C18 attached barn and C19 additions. Rendered stone
rubble and cob walls. Wood shingle roof gabled to left end and hipped to right.
Barn extension has gable ended corrugated iron roof. Large central axial stack of
Originally 2 or 3 room plan with 2 larger rooms both heated by a central axial stack
with back to back fireplaces, and a small unheated service room at the left end
through which the house is entered. Stairs at rear of stack probably in original
position. Probably C18 barn added at left-hand end.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2 window front of C20 casements - of 2-lights and 5-lights
to left and right on the 1st floor and 3-lights and 1-light on the ground floor. To
the left on the ground floor is a C20 plank door. An early C19 outshut is built
against the front wall to the right-hand side with a similar outshut at the centre
on the rear elevation.
The barn attached at the left end is lower. To the right on the ground floor it
retains a probably C18 timber window with central chamfered mullion and wooden
stanchion bar. Plank door to its left beyond which is 2-light C19 timber window
with square section mullion. 1st floor window to right of centre.
Interior: the central room has a fireplace with a chamfered wooden lintel which has
run-out stops. The cross beams in this room are insubstantial and lightly chamfered
with run-out stops. On the left side of the fireplace is a built-in original settle
which has a decorative finial to its arm-rest. Between the central room and the
small service room is a stud and boarded partition with a head beam which is
chamfered on the side of the larger room
This small farmhouse retains a number of its original simple internal features and
is relatively unaltered.
Listing NGR: SX5333790147
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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