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Cuckoo Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Molland, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0189 / 51°1'8"N

Longitude: -3.6689 / 3°40'7"W

OS Eastings: 283039

OS Northings: 125718

OS Grid: SS830257

Mapcode National: GBR L8.J2CJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 366F.8GF

Plus Code: 9C3R289J+HF

Entry Name: Cuckoo Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397876

Location: Molland, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Molland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Molland St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 82 NW
15/47 Cuckoo Farmhouse
Farmhouse, latterly public house. Mid-to late C17, with minor late C19 alterations.
Rendered over stone rubble and cob. Gable ended Welsh-slate roof. Axial and end
stacks with short rendered shafts.
Plan and development: 3-room baffle-entry plan, with axial stack between 2 right-
hand rooms and integral end stack to left-hand room. C17 rectangular stair projection
to rear right-hand stack. Probably C19 1-storey lean-to additions flanking stair
projection at rear with that part to rear of left-hand end probably heightened in the
C20. 2 storeys, with lean-to outshuts at rear of 1 and 2 storeys.
Exterior: Asymmetrical 3-window front; late C19 2 and 3-light wooden casements. C19
boarded door with beaded frame, between first and second windows from left. Gabled
stone porch with stone lintel and wooden side benches inside.
Interior: Central ground-floor room with plain cross beam and half beams, and open
stone fireplace with plain wooden lintel and bread oven with C19 cast-iron door.
Evidence of former bench on left-hand wall and front wall. Probable stud wall
between central and left-hand ground-floor room with 2-panelled door of c.1700 left-
hand ground-floor room with rough cross beam, rebuilt fireplace with wooden lintel
and segmental-arched recess to left, and window seat. Right-hand ground-floor room
(kitchen) with blocked old fireplace. Old boarded door to left and right of entrance
lobby, and old boarded doors to first-floor rooms. Late C17 roof with 7 principal-
rafter trusses.

Listing NGR: SS8303925718

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