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Newburys Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colebrooke, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7627 / 50°45'45"N

Longitude: -3.7674 / 3°46'2"W

OS Eastings: 275447

OS Northings: 97392

OS Grid: SX754973

Mapcode National: GBR QG.C9VT

Mapcode Global: FRA 3702.6E7

Entry Name: Newburys Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96591

Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Colebrooke

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Colebrooke

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COLEBROOKE
SX 79 NE
5/78 Newburys Farmhouse
-
- II

Small farmhouse, formerly 2 cottages. Early C17. Plastered cob on rubble
footings; stone rubble or cob stacks topped with C20 brick; thatch roof.
2-room plan house facing south made up from former pair of 1-room plan cottages
with end stacks. Secondary rear outshot. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-window front
of late C19 casements with glazing bars, small 2-light windows to first floor and
on the ground floor a 4-light window to left and 3-light window the same size to
right. A large central porch with corrugated iron roof protects a C19 door right
of centre and a window blocking a doorway left of centre. Roof is hipped to left
and gable-ended to right. To rear roof carried down over outshot.
Interior : rooms divided by cob crosswall. Each has a crossbeam with broad soffit
c ners and late step stops. Fireplaces are blocked. Roof is inaccessible but
high first floor ceilings suggest that roof raised in C18 or C19.
It is unusual for 1-room plan cottages early than the mid-C17 to survive.


Listing NGR: SX7544797392

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

Description

COLEBROOKE
SX 79 NE
5/78 Newburys Farmhouse
-
- II

Small farmhouse, formerly 2 cottages. Early C17. Plastered cob on rubble
footings; stone rubble or cob stacks topped with C20 brick; thatch roof.
2-room plan house facing south made up from former pair of 1-room plan cottages
with end stacks. Secondary rear outshot. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2-window front
of late C19 casements with glazing bars, small 2-light windows to first floor and
on the ground floor a 4-light window to left and 3-light window the same size to
right. A large central porch with corrugated iron roof protects a C19 door right
of centre and a window blocking a doorway left of centre. Roof is hipped to left
and gable-ended to right. To rear roof carried down over outshot.
Interior : rooms divided by cob crosswall. Each has a crossbeam with broad soffit
c ners and late step stops. Fireplaces are blocked. Roof is inaccessible but
high first floor ceilings suggest that roof raised in C18 or C19.
It is unusual for 1-room plan cottages early than the mid-C17 to survive.


Listing NGR: SX7544797392

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