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Babland Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aveton Gifford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3464 / 50°20'47"N

Longitude: -3.8579 / 3°51'28"W

OS Eastings: 267903

OS Northings: 51264

OS Grid: SX679512

Mapcode National: GBR QB.FQP8

Mapcode Global: FRA 28T3.SZV

Entry Name: Babland Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99463

Location: Aveton Gifford, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Aveton Gifford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Aveton Gifford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 65 SE
(off south side)
Babland Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Datestone TLE 1830. Rendered rubble front, remainder rubble,
formerly slate-hung, brick stacks, slurried slate roof to box eaves. A symme-
trical central stair hall plan with hipped roof, central valley to back, projec-
ting stair turret, and extra single-storey wing to kitchen or scullery with very
large gable stack. Two storeys and part basement; front is 3 windows, all
16-pane sashes, central 5-panel part glazed door to segmental head in glazed
conservatory porch. Double octagonal stacks at eaves left and two sets right.
To right return are steps down to basement door in segmental head, large
external stack. Left return has 2-light low left, and at eaves centrally to
voussoirs. Back includes a 16-pane sash, and a centre-hung 2-light glazing bar
casement; projection at centre has low-pitched pent roof. Attached to back,
left, an extension with sash to brick segmental arch and very large gable
stack. Interior: only partly inspected, includes original doors, window
shutters to ground floor, and stick stair. An unusually grand example of the

Listing NGR: SX6790351264

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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