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Townsend Farm House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stockland, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8368 / 50°50'12"N

Longitude: -3.0729 / 3°4'22"W

OS Eastings: 324545

OS Northings: 104692

OS Grid: ST245046

Mapcode National: GBR M2.WP9Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 46GW.DPJ

Entry Name: Townsend Farm House

Listing Date: 8 May 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88248

Location: Stockland, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Stockland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stockland St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

8.5.67 Townsend Farm House

Farm house. Circa early C16 house with circa C17 or earlier parlour wing. Roughcast
stone rubble. Thatched roof with hipped and gabled ends. Two storeys. Three window
range. Ground and first floor left hand are four-light ovolo moulded stone mullion
windows. The remainder are later two and three-light casements with glazing bars.
To right of centre heavy wooden doorframe with cambered head and plank door. Stone
porch with moulded roughly four-centred arch and thatched roof. Stone rubble ridge
stack off centre and brick stack at north end. Parlour wing at rear with
gable-ended thatched roof. Rear porch to cross passage, stone with timber-framed
storey above, and the roof thatch swept over. Interior: smoke-blacked roof.
Jointed cruck trusses with arched braces to collars. Cruck joints are face-pegged.
Through passage with section of plank and muntin screen with depressed arch doorway to
hall. Inserted floor in former open-hall with intersecting deeply chamfered ceiling
beams and fireplace with chamfered wooden bressumer. Tudor-arched doorways on 1st
floor. Parlour wing at rear may be C16 because it is said to have smoke-blackened roof.

Listing NGR: ST2454504692

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

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