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Higher Venn

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8391 / 50°50'20"N

Longitude: -3.7337 / 3°44'1"W

OS Eastings: 278024

OS Northings: 105828

OS Grid: SS780058

Mapcode National: GBR L5.WHXW

Mapcode Global: FRA 362W.78G

Entry Name: Higher Venn

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432565

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morchard Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 70 NE
- Higher Venn
- II

House, former farmhouse. Mid C17, modernised circa 1970. Plastered cob on rubble
footings; stone stacks with C20 brick tops; slate roof (formerly thatch). 3-room
house facing south (away from road). Central and left (west) room form a lobby
entrance house with back-to-back fireplaces under an axial stack; the right room
with projecting end stack may be an addition and is separated from rest by thick cob
crosswall. 2 storeys. 4 window front of circa 1970 16-pane sashes. Circa 1970
slate-roofed conservatory at right end and circa 1970 panelled door left of centre
and immediately left of broad pilaster. Roof is hipped both ends.
Interior: preserves most mid C17 features. Left end room has 2 elm crossbeams, the
centre room has one. All are chamfered with scroll stops as too are the oak lintels
of both back-to-back fireplaces. Left fireplace includes large stone side oven.
Roof is inaccessible. Circa 1970 extensions to rear.

Listing NGR: SS7802405828

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

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