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Shortridge Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Trusham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6273 / 50°37'38"N

Longitude: -3.6048 / 3°36'17"W

OS Eastings: 286590

OS Northings: 82072

OS Grid: SX865820

Mapcode National: GBR QQ.ZX32

Mapcode Global: FRA 37BD.X28

Entry Name: Shortridge Farmhouse and Adjoining Barn

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84679

Location: Trusham, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Trusham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Trusham

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

TRUSHAM
SX 88 SE

3/236 Shortridge Farmhouse
- and adjoining barn
23.8.55
Farmhouse and adjoining barn. Late C15-early C16. Rendered rubble and cob walls.
Half-hipped thatched roof stepped down to lower level over gable ended barn. 2 old,
external, lateral stacks to rear. 2-room cross passage plan plus long barn to east
and outshut to west end. Barn partly floored circa Cl?-C18 and this one room part
adjoining and now incorporated into house. Right room higher so possibly the
original hall. 2 storeys to house. Was once 3 window south front but eaves to
right rasied circa 1980 and further window inserted. Main doorway slightly off
centre to right; 2 windows to left and 1 to right. Doorway and small window to
outshut and doorway and wide window to converted part of barn. Mostly early C20
casements and late C20 doors. Further doorway central to original barn length; old
small, oak window with internal shutter left and large 2 light shuttered opening
with oak lintel to right. 2-light window with shutters over door and slightly to
right.
Interior of original house has 3-bay smoke blackened roof structure of 2 pairs of
jointed crucks rising from ground floor level and with one cambered morticed collar
surviving and wide threaded purlins. Similar jointed cruck structure with original
purlins and rafters in part of barn but no smoke blackening. Oak stud partition to
left of cross passage, in room above and to apex of roof space. Lime wash over
smoke blackening below collar level to left roof space. Chamfered and stopped oak
axial beam and oak joists originally with plaster ceiling in left room and internal
oak winder stair to left of partly blocked fireplace. Oak winder stair recessed
to right. Rounded and tapered chimney breast at top of stairs. 2 studs nearest to
fireplace each have 18 inclined holes with pegs. Original thick end walls with wide
opening cut C20 from left room to outshut and pierced by doorway to room converted
from barn at lower level, right. This room has chamfered cross beam and joist not
as old as floors inserted in house. Barn has blocked doorway opposite large front
opening.
Raised pavement with rubble wall and low parapet along front of house. Octagonal
crown post used as bird table seen in barn.


Listing NGR: SX8659082072

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