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Snells Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colebrooke, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7863 / 50°47'10"N

Longitude: -3.7418 / 3°44'30"W

OS Eastings: 277313

OS Northings: 99975

OS Grid: SX773999

Mapcode National: GBR L5.ZV6H

Mapcode Global: FRA 3710.J2N

Entry Name: Snells Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441936

Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Colebrooke

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Colebrooke

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COLEBROOKE LOWERTOWN
SX 79 NE
5/140 Snells Farmhouse
-
GV II

Farmhouse. Late C17-early C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob stacks
topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
3-room plan house facing south-east away from road with right (north-eastern) end
stack to room at that end, rear lateral stack to middle room, and small unheated
left (south-western) end room. 2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front comprising
various late C19 and early C20 casements with glazing bars. Late C19 4-panel front
door right of centre with contemporary hood (now with corrugated iron roof) on
shaped brackets. Roof hipped each end. Blind rear wall to road.
Interior: shows mainly late C19 plaster and joinery which probably hides earlier
features. Only in right room shows late C17-early 18 soffit-chamfered and runout
stopped bean. Both fireplaces are blocked. Roof inaccessible and feet of trusses
are plastered over but their shape and size suggests original A-frame trusses.


Listing NGR: SX7731399975

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

Description

COLEBROOKE LOWERTOWN
SX 79 NE
5/140 Snells Farmhouse
-
GV II

Farmhouse. Late C17-early C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob stacks
topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatch roof.
3-room plan house facing south-east away from road with right (north-eastern) end
stack to room at that end, rear lateral stack to middle room, and small unheated
left (south-western) end room. 2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front comprising
various late C19 and early C20 casements with glazing bars. Late C19 4-panel front
door right of centre with contemporary hood (now with corrugated iron roof) on
shaped brackets. Roof hipped each end. Blind rear wall to road.
Interior: shows mainly late C19 plaster and joinery which probably hides earlier
features. Only in right room shows late C17-early 18 soffit-chamfered and runout
stopped bean. Both fireplaces are blocked. Roof inaccessible and feet of trusses
are plastered over but their shape and size suggests original A-frame trusses.


Listing NGR: SX7731399975

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