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Latitude: 51.0413 / 51°2'28"N
Longitude: -3.7088 / 3°42'31"W
OS Eastings: 280298
OS Northings: 128276
OS Grid: SS802282
Mapcode National: GBR L6.GQ88
Mapcode Global: FRA 363C.JXY
Entry Name: Little Champson
Listing Date: 24 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1213707
English Heritage Legacy ID: 398318
Location: Molland, North Devon, Devon, EX36
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
MOLLAND SOUTH DOWN LANE
20/90 Little Champson
Farmhouse, possibly latterly divided. Early to mid - C17 with probably mid - to late
C19 outshut addition; remodelled and enlarged in the late C20. Random stone rubble
to ground floor, with rendered cob to first floor and rear. Gable-ended corrugated-
asbestos roof, probably formerly thatched. Coursed stone rubble square stacks with
offsets, mostly rendered.
Plan and development: Three-room C17 plan, facing south-east. Central room with
axial stack forming baffle-entry, smaller room to right with external end stack and
large room to left with external lateral stack to rear. The house probably began
with a 2-room end lobby-entry plan, extended by one room to the left in the later C17
(see lower eaves to left and change in line of front wall to left of doorway).
Probable C18 or C19 outshut addition to rear of right-hand 2 rooms. Late C20 wing at
rear behind central axial stack. Two storeys.
Exterior: Asymmetrical front. Four windows to first floor and 3 to ground floor;
late C20 two- and 3-light wooden casements. C20 half-glazed doors between first and
second windows from left and first and second windows from right.
Interior: Left-hand ground-floor room has 2 chamfered cross beam and half beam with
notched stepped runout stops, and open fireplace to rear with stone jambs and plain
wooden lintel. Central ground-floor room with plastered spine beam and half beam to
rear, and open fireplace with stone jambs and chamfered wooden lintel with runout
stops (fireplace reduced in width). Right-hand ground-floor room chamfered spine
beam and chamfered half beam to rear with runout stops, and open fireplace with stone
jambs and wooden lintel with runout stops. Roof with C17 principal-rafter trusses.
Listing NGR: SS8029828276
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