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Lower Sainthill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentisbeare, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8668 / 50°52'0"N

Longitude: -3.2952 / 3°17'42"W

OS Eastings: 308953

OS Northings: 108276

OS Grid: ST089082

Mapcode National: GBR LS.TM0P

Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZT.433

Plus Code: 9C2RVP83+PW

Entry Name: Lower Sainthill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95766

Location: Kentisbeare, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kentisbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kentisbeare St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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8/111 Lower Sainthill Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17 with later alterations and additions. Roughcast cob and stone;
gable end slate roof. 3 room baffle entry plan house, although the present entry
arrangement may be the result of an C18 partial rebuilding. The higher end lies to
the left of the entry. Stone outshut. Axial and internal end stacks with brick
shafts. 2 storeys.
Exterior Front: 3 window range; first floor with one 2-light casement window, and
two 2-light half dormers; ground floor with three 3-light casement windows, that to
the service end in an old embrasure. A higher end extension, partly occupied by
living accommodation, with one 2-light casement to first floor, and another of 3-
lights to ground floor; doorway with pegged surround, the door planked with fleur de
lis strap hinges; loft access above; another 2-light opening to the extreme left,
with pegged frame and chamfered mullion: some of these features could be C18. Rear
with later outshut and C19 and C20 window casements.
Interior: Hall chamfered ceiling beam with scroll stops; fireplace survives but at
present concealed; set in the rear wall of the hall is a circa 1700 double wall
cupboard, with 4 large fielded panels, all pegged with H-hinges. Boxed ceiling beam
to left-hand room. Roof: 3 trusses, probably jointed crucks, pegged and morticed
at apex and no longer carrying the roof. Late C18 or early C19 trusses over,
supporting present roof.

Listing NGR: ST0895308276

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