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Pixton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Iddesleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8511 / 50°51'3"N

Longitude: -4.0141 / 4°0'50"W

OS Eastings: 258318

OS Northings: 107663

OS Grid: SS583076

Mapcode National: GBR KS.VQY5

Mapcode Global: FRA 26HV.D00

Plus Code: 9C2QVX2P+C9

Entry Name: Pixton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93227

Location: Iddesleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Iddesleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Iddesleigh St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 50 NE
4/119 Pixton Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 possibly with late medieval origins. Plastered
cob walls. Gable ended thatch roof. Brick stack at left gable end and partly
projecting plastered rubble lateral stack at front.
Plan: 3-room and through-passage plan, lower end to the left heated by gable end
stack, hall heated by front lateral stack with integral hall projection adjoining it
at the higher end. Unheated inner room.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front of C19 casements - mainly 2-light
to first floor 3-light to ground floor apart from an early C19 partly leaded-pane 3-
light casement to right on first floor. C20 gabled open-fronted porch to left of
centre with mid C19 6-panel door behind. The chimney stack to its right projects on
the left-hand side but continues on the same line to the right forming a slight
window bay to the hall. At the top of the chimney stack is a small slate sundial
dated 1720. C19 plank door to right. The left-hand part of the house has an ovolo-
moulded wooden wall-plate below the eaves.
Interior: hall has 2 moulded cross-beams, one is a half team at the higher end.
Below it is early C17 panelling above an integral bench which has a decorative bench
end with 2 finials. Inner room has chamfered axial beam with pyramid stops. Hall
fireplace blocked but part of chamfered wooden lintol visible.
Roof: roof space inaccessible at time of survey but on first floor fairly
substantial feet of straight principals are visible which might suggest a C17 or
early C18 date although this cannot be confirmed without a fuller inspection and it
is possible that earlier timbers may survive. Other early internal features may be

Listing NGR: SS5831807663

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