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Collaton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Paignton, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4284 / 50°25'42"N

Longitude: -3.5962 / 3°35'46"W

OS Eastings: 286717

OS Northings: 59947

OS Grid: SX867599

Mapcode National: GBR QR.DKP8

Mapcode Global: FRA 37CX.DT2

Entry Name: Collaton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383890

Location: Torbay, TQ4

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Blatchcombe

Built-Up Area: Paignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Collaton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1947-1/3/126 (South side)
08/10/93 Collaton Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. Late 1840s/early 1850s. Simplified Tudor
MATERIALS: Local red breccia rubble; slate roof; stacks with
brick shafts.
PLAN: Double-depth U-plan, facing west, high above and
overlooking a planned farmyard. South cross-wing contains
kitchen and dining room, with service stair; north cross-wing
with parlour and main stair, service rooms to rear of main
block behind axial corridor.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 1:2:2-bay garden (west) front, the
cross-wings gabled to the front, the main block in the centre
with 2 gabled first-floor windows is open on the ground floor
forming a 3-bay verandah on posts with pitched stone paving.
Original windows are 2 and 3-light mullioned and transomed
windows with moulded mullions and small panes, the
ground-floor windows with segmental heads. First floor window
left and ground-floor window right have been replaced with
later C19 or early C20 3 over 3-pane sashes.
The right return (side of the south cross-wing) has 2 gabled
first-floor windows with original fenestration, a massive
projecting shouldered lateral stack to the left, a wide timber
kitchen door. Kitchen window to right reglazed with a C20
timber plate-glass window.
The rear (east) elevation is consists of the gable end of the
S cross-wing to the left and the main block to the right which
has a gabled first-floor window and large gable at the right
end. Massive projecting shouldered kitchen stack to wing. 2
original first-floor windows. The ground floor has a slated
pentice, partly infilled with concrete block and 2 doorways
into the house. The north elevation, facing the road, has a
stair window.
INTERIOR: Retains one 1870s white marble chimney-piece, some
flag floors; original joinery including doors, shutters and 2
stout stick baluster staircases. Kitchen fireplace retains
bread oven with iron door.
One of a group with associated planned farmyard.

Listing NGR: SX8671759947

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