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Hempster Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Berrynarbor, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1796 / 51°10'46"N

Longitude: -4.0694 / 4°4'9"W

OS Eastings: 255450

OS Northings: 144298

OS Grid: SS554442

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.5WDN

Mapcode Global: VH4MC.FM02

Entry Name: Hempster Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97002

Location: Berrynarbor, North Devon, Devon, EX34

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Berrynarbor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Berrynarbor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 54 SE
4/27 Hempster Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Probably late C18, extended to rear circa 1900. Rendered stone rubble.
Slate roof with gable end stacks, that to right is taller, both with drips.
Originally 2-room plan with kitchen to left, parlour to right, flanking wide
staircase filling the central entrance passage. Circa 1900 a new kitchen wing was
added to rear left side forming L-shaped plan. Dairy outshut in the angle raised to
2 storeys in C20. Former lofted outbuilding extending from left gable end taken in
to form part of dwelling in C20.
2 storeys. 3-window range, virtually symmetrical. All 2-light casements, 8 panes
per light to upper storey, 6 panes per light to ground floor, except upper right-
hand window replaced in C20. Slate gabled roof to central stone porch with 6-
panelled inner door.
Interior C19 joinery principally intact. Thin chamfered ceiling beam to left-hand
room, which has one cloam and one blocked oven to its fireplace.

Listing NGR: SS5545044298

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

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