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Mountshayne Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hemyock, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9071 / 50°54'25"N

Longitude: -3.2255 / 3°13'31"W

OS Eastings: 313931

OS Northings: 112677

OS Grid: ST139126

Mapcode National: GBR LW.R0PQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 464P.TG3

Entry Name: Mountshayne Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169355

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95698

Location: Hemyock, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Hemyock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Hemyock St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

5/42 Mountshayne Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Circa mid-C17 remodelled in late C19. Flint with rendered south front.
Slate roof with gabled ends. C19 redbrick ridge and gable end chimney stacks. A
3-room and through passage plan house. The lower status end to the right at higher
ground level. The lower end has the gable end stack and the hall is heated from
the stack backing onto the passage. The passage front south doorway has been
blocked. The partition on the lower right side removed and another partition
inserted across the lower room to form a small kitchen at the right end. In the
late C19 remodelling the higher right gable end of the house became the entrance
front and this end room was partitioned to form a stair hall and a front parlour
which is heated from a fireplace in the corner. 2 storeys. South front has an
asymmetrical 4-window range of late C19 and C20 casements and sashes. The former
passage doorway on this front, to right of centre, has been blocked. On the first
floor right eight trefoil shaped pigeon-holes in shaped bricks with tile surrounds
and flight ledges. Late C19. The lower left west gable end has late C19 shaped
and pierced barge boards. A late C19 canted bay window and a doorway to left with
a segmental headed fan-light. Late C19 outshut on the north which was originally
the back, and one circa early C19 2-light first floor casement window with leaded
panes. Interior: kitchen fireplace in lower right hand room has large chamfered
timber lintel with hollow, slightly stepped stops. Former hall has chamfered
cross-beam with long hollow stops with slight step. The hall fireplace is blocked
but is said to have large timber lintel. Roof. 4 trusses over hall and higher
left end have straight principals with halved and lapped apices. 2 tiers of butt
purlins and no ridge piece. The roof over the lower right end has later softwood
trusses with lapped collars.

Listing NGR: ST1393112677

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

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