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Crangs Heasleigh Farmhouse and Former Granary Adjoining to East

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0773 / 51°4'38"N

Longitude: -3.808 / 3°48'28"W

OS Eastings: 273438

OS Northings: 132441

OS Grid: SS734324

Mapcode National: GBR L2.DH3F

Mapcode Global: FRA 26X8.N80

Entry Name: Crangs Heasleigh Farmhouse and Former Granary Adjoining to East

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398971

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 73 SW
10/154 Crangs Heasleigh Farmhouse and
- former granary adjoining to east
Shown on O.S. map as Little Heasley.
Farmhouse and adjoining former granary. Early to mid C17 with probably early to mid
C18 alterations. Refaced in 1791, said to be dated but not noted at time of survey
(September 1987). Mid to late C19 alterations and additions including granary.
Minor mid - to late C20 alterations including the conversion of the granary to
domestic accommodation. Late C18 sandstone ashlar facing to front at left, with
alternating wide and narrow courses (wide courses at voussoir level). Rendered to
sides and rear. C19 uncoursed stone rubble additions. Gable-ended scantle-slate
roof, with catslide over 2 storey outshut at centre to rear. C17 square stone axial
ridge stack with top stage rebuilt in C19 red brick, and C19 red brick stack behind
ridge to left.
Plan and development: Probably C17 three-room plan. House to left, consisting of
hall with cross passage and former service room to right (present parlour) and former
inner room to left. Probably C19 two-roomed addition to right with former granary
above right-hand end, converted to domestic accommodation in the C20. Two-storey
outshut to centre at rear with one-storey lean to additions at each end, that to rear
of left-hand end with dairy and returning to gable end. Lean-to additions and
outshut probably mid to late C19 additions. Two storeys, with some one-storey lean-
to additions.
Exterior: Left-hand C17 range with not quite symmetrical late C18 four-bay front;
C20 two-and 3-light wooden casements in old openings with stone flat-arched heads
(some small voussoirs inscribed in imitation on larger stones) and C20 concrete
cills. Arches over first-floor windows replaced with C20 concrete lintels (except
for right-hand one). Second ground-floor C18 window from left with wrought-iron band
beneath arch. Apparently inserted small window between 2 ground-floor left-hand
windows with C20 two-light wooden casement and C20 concrete lintel (possibly former
fire window). Late C19 half-glazed door in second bay from right (2 upper glazed
panels and 3 side-beaded flush panels) with stone flat-arched head. Later addition
to right with first-floor C20 three-light wooden casement to right, mid C20 two-light
wooden casement to right, inserted ground-floor late C20 one-light wooden casement to
left and C20 three-light wooden casement to right, all with wooden lintels. Late C20
half-glazed door to left with wooden lintel. Straight joint to left of right-hand
ground-floor window (possible evidence of former wider ground-floor opening). C20
half-glazed loft door to right-hand gable end approached by flight of external stone
Interior: Right-hand ground-floor room with C17 chamfered spine beam. C17 open
fireplace to right with stone jambs and chamfered wooden lintel with runout stops.
C18 cupboard in left-hand wall with 2 raised and fielded panels and moulded
architrave, and C19 matchboarding. Mid C19 staircase in passage with rectangular-
section stick balusters and turned newel post. Central ground-floor room with C19
segmental-arched recesses flanking fireplace. Late C17 or early C18 chamfered spine
beam in left-hand ground-floor room with runout stops, and adzed to take plaster.
Fine early to mid C18 cupboard in left-hand rear corner consisting of 2 doors, each
with 3 raised and fielded panels, round-arched head, raised spandrels and moulded
cornice. Drawer below and smaller cupboard at bottom with raised and fielded panels.
Three shelves inside top cupboard with multiple ogee-shaped fronts. Mainly C19 four-
panelled doors throughout. Passage to rear of first-floor rooms. Roof-space not

Listing NGR: SS7343832441

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