History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Middle Bonehill Farmhouse, Including Garden Wall in Front of Right Hand Side of House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5834 / 50°35'0"N

Longitude: -3.8018 / 3°48'6"W

OS Eastings: 272536

OS Northings: 77508

OS Grid: SX725775

Mapcode National: GBR QF.JM2K

Mapcode Global: FRA 27XJ.JNW

Entry Name: Middle Bonehill Farmhouse, Including Garden Wall in Front of Right Hand Side of House

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Last Amended: 3 November 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441631

Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Widecombe-in-the-Moor St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in
Widecombe in the Moor

Listing Text

WIDECOMBE-IN- BONEHILL
SX 77 NW THE-MOOR
2/223 Middle Bonehill Farmhouse,
including garden wall in front of
23.8.55 right-hand side of house (formerly
listed as Bonehill Farmhouse and
attached Barn)
GV
II*

Longhouse. C16 or C17, possibly earlier, with entrance porch and wing of 1682;
later lean-to in front of shippon. Older house-part covered with roughcast, shippon
of exposed coursed granite rubble; additions of granite rubble. House part has
tarred slated roof, except for the 1682 wing which has a thatched roof, half-hipped
at the front. Shippon, half-hipped at the lower end, is covered with corrugated
asbestos and the lean-to in front of it with corrugated iron. Old house part has a
large granite ashlar chimneys tack with thatch weatherings and tapered top on centre
of ridge (heating former hall). Small granite stack, probably of C19, on right-hand
gable, 3-room and through-passage plan with hall stack backing on to passage;
shippon occupies the room to left of passage. Entrance porch of 1682 has small room
to right of it. 2 storeys. House part including the porch wing, is 3 windows wide;
all windows have C19 wood casements with 2 or 3 panes per light. Right-hand ground
storey window has the lintel of a 3-light stone-mullioned window. The windows in
the wing have flat arches with roughly cut voussoirs. The porch doorway is of
moulded granite with a round arch, the spandrels carved with the initials and date
IS 1682. At rear of porch an old plank door with wrought-iron strap hinges. In the
left wall of the porch is a slight projection containing a water trough cut from a
single piece of granite; at its base is a small hole for an outlet pipe. The
shippon has a small doorway with plain granite lintel and plank door, just to left
of the porch. Its gable-end contains 3 ventilation slits at ground-storey level and
a fourth at the top of the wall. Halfway up are 2 small openings resembling putlog
holes. The lean-to in front of the shippon appears to have been a pigsty, probably
of early C19, with 3 compartments separated internally by low walls composed of
large, upright pieces of slate. Each compartment has a doorway with a plain granite
lintel, 2 at the front and 1 at the right-hand side; each has a plank door with
wrought-iron strap-hinges, and inside, on the floor, is a feeding trough cut from a
single piece of granite. Garden wall in front of the house part is of large-scale
granite rubble.
Interior of house not inspected, but former hall appears to have a large open
fireplace; at its upper end, facing the fireplace, is a long seat with a late C16 or
early C17 panelled back. Shippon has old drain down the middle and feeding-trough
stones along each long wall. Roof-timbers are C18 or early C19.


Listing NGR: SX7253677508

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.