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Sellake Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Halberton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9177 / 50°55'3"N

Longitude: -3.4205 / 3°25'13"W

OS Eastings: 300239

OS Northings: 114099

OS Grid: ST002140

Mapcode National: GBR LL.QK88

Mapcode Global: FRA 36QP.37J

Entry Name: Sellake Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 April 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95361

Location: Halberton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Halberton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Halberton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 01 SW
- Sellake Farmhouse
- II*

Farmhouse. Circa 1600. Cob, stone plinth, plastered under gabled-end thatched
roof. 3-room, through-passage plan with rear outshut under slated catslide roof.
Higher end to left of passage; external left-hand end stack heats inner room; rear
(formerly external) lateral stack heats hall; internal right-hand end stack with
bake-oven bulge heats service end; all stacks with brick shafts, the lateral stack
substantially of stone. 2-storeys.
Front: 5-window range; all casement windows; first floor windows (except that to
lower end) barred, C19, and under very shallow eyebrow eaves; 8-panes per light;
inner room chamber of 5-lights, the others of 3. Ground floor with three 4-light
barred casement windows; French windows to inner room; C19 panelled door to passage;
another door to lower end (kitchen). Two 2-light windows to right hand end
elevation, one C20 metal framed window to left; 2 and 5-light window to rear.
Interior: deeply chamfered cross beam to lower end room; the fireplace lintel
recently (February 1985) removed in part as a result of fire damage, is quite
exceptionally large. Stud and panel screen (chamfered and with carpenter's mitres)
to lower end of passage; hall with composite double ovolo and double cavetto
intersecting beams forming a grid of 4 ceiling squares; inner room with intersecting
beams that carry an unusual moulding of 2 rolls flanking a run of raised saltires or
dogtooth ornaments; and forming a grid of 4 ceiling squares.
Roof: 4 jointed crucks, apex morticed and pegged, diagonal ridge-piece; straight
collars pegged and morticed; 2 pairs of trenched purlins. All are clean, although
the left hand end truss has been charred by fire.

Listing NGR: ST0023914099

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

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