History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Orchard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Halberton, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.9065 / 50°54'23"N

Longitude: -3.4061 / 3°24'21"W

OS Eastings: 301231

OS Northings: 112830

OS Grid: ST012128

Mapcode National: GBR LM.R8XK

Mapcode Global: FRA 36RQ.2VL

Entry Name: Orchard House

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95393

Location: Halberton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Halberton

Built-Up Area: Halberton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Halberton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

ST 01 SW
- Orchard House
- II
2 dwellings, formerly 1 farmhouse. Possibly late C16, with later alterations.
Coursed rubble under gabled-end slate roof. Formerly a 3-room, cross-passage plan,
with lower end rear wing. External front lateral stack heats hall, external end
stacks heat other main rooms, and in internal gable end stack heats wing; all with
brick shafts. 2-storeys.
Front: dominant external lateral stack with moulded set-offs at foot of brick shaft,
and a string course at the eaves level of a catslide roof to the left which covers a
stair turret and landing that lacks any front windows but which is lit by a small 2-
light end window; C19 porch, slated and glazed, with 1 2-light casement window to
both floors to the right.
Right-hand elevation: 2-light casement windows to each floor to left of external end
stack; this stack has paired set-offs below shaft, and a single set-off at the eaves
level of the rear lower end wing, the 2 features being connected by a course of
edged brick, perhaps marking the site of a stair turret; clear masonry joint between
main range and wing; one 2-light window to each floor of this elevation of wing.
Rear: two 4-light windows to ground floor, set close together, and sharing one hood
mould, now partly missing, 15 leaded panes per light and stanchions; C19 two-light
window, and 1 of 4-lights, with 15 leaded panes per light, under hood mould to first
floor. Wing with 1 ground floor window, boarded under hood mould to ground floor
and a blocked window above with no hood mould.
Interior: chamfered cross beams to inner room, and deeply chamfered axial beam to
lower end; interior not entirely inspected; roof not seen.

Listing NGR: ST0123112830

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.