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Adam's Hele Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashburton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.519 / 50°31'8"N

Longitude: -3.7739 / 3°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 274339

OS Northings: 70305

OS Grid: SX743703

Mapcode National: GBR QG.VN7D

Mapcode Global: FRA 27ZP.HKW

Plus Code: 9C2RG69G+JC

Entry Name: Adam's Hele Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375986

Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ashburton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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849-1/5/239 Adam's Hele Farmhouse


Formerly known as: Hele Farmhouse.
Farmhouse. Early C17, or possibly earlier; C19 alterations.
Solid rendered walls. Slated roofs. Rendered chimneys.
3-room-and-through passage with projecting wing in front of
upper end. Projecting newel staircase on left rear side of
wing. Lower end has now been reduced to a lean-to (part of
rear wall survives) and passage blocked. Additional rooms
built on in front of hall and passage, probably in C19. 2
storeys; C19 addition has garrets. 3-window, 3-gabled front.
C17 wing to left has a 3-light wood casements, 2 in front wall
and 1 in right side wall, each front light with 3 panes, those
in side windows with 2 panes. C19 addition has
mullioned-and-transomed wood casements. Within the right-hand
gable is the C17 doorway; chamfered wood frame with cranked
head; right jamb renewed. Old plank door with C17-style
ribbing added. Interior: hall has fireplace at upper end:
large opening with mantel shelf on shaped brackets. Inner room
has early C18 panelled cupboard. Wing has cross-beam with
broad chamfer and step-stops. Newel stair has square-headed
ovolo-moulded door-frame at foot and another pair at the top,
leading into rooms over wing and hall. Room over wing has old
plastered roof trusses; one is almost certainly a jointed
cruck, another may be a raised cruck. Late C17 cupboard with
panelled doors. Hall roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7433970305

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