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Hele Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in North Bovey, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6432 / 50°38'35"N

Longitude: -3.8103 / 3°48'37"W

OS Eastings: 272097

OS Northings: 84171

OS Grid: SX720841

Mapcode National: GBR QD.6YQD

Mapcode Global: FRA 27XC.MDR

Entry Name: Hele Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85127

Location: North Bovey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: North Bovey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Bovey St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 78 SW
- Hele Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Some C17 fabric survives, much altered in C19. Front wall is of granite
ashlar, fairly small blocks; rear wall and wing of granite rubble construction, wing
rendered. Asbestos slate roof hipped to left, gabled to right. 3 brick axial
Plan much altered in C19 re-modelling of house, likely to have been 3-room-and-
through passage, rear wing probably C18/C19. C19 rear outshut.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window front with doorway towards left end. The windows
to left of centre are mid C19 2-light casements with small panes and pointed heads.
The ground floor right-hand one has been converted into a door. Roughly at the
centre of this section is a gabled stone C20 porch with glazed door into house
behind it. To right of centre on first floor are two 2 light C20 casements on
ground floor to the left is C20 3-light casement with single light casement to the
right, all have small panes. Towards left end is date stone with 674 and initials
R.G., M.G. carved on it.
Interior features generally date from C19 re-modelling, consisting of much good
quality joinery including panelled doors, cupboards, shutters, and staircase with
curved handrail, carved spandrels and curtail steps either side. A few features
from the earlier building survive. The right-hand room has a large granite framed
fireplace with roughly chamfered jambs and the lintel partially hacked away to take
Rayburn. Above the fireplace is a finely moulded half beam. One of the first floor
rooms contains a granite framed fireplace with chamfered lintel and roll moulded
jambs. Roof space not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7209784171

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

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