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Moor Farmhouse Including Linhay and Barn Adjoining to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8462 / 50°50'46"N

Longitude: -3.7091 / 3°42'32"W

OS Eastings: 279771

OS Northings: 106583

OS Grid: SS797065

Mapcode National: GBR L6.W44D

Mapcode Global: FRA 363V.QT6

Entry Name: Moor Farmhouse Including Linhay and Barn Adjoining to South

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432591

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

MORCHARD BISHOP
SS 70 NE
5/118
- Moor Farmhouse including
linhay and barn adjoining to south

- II

Farmhouse with adjoining linhay and barn. Probably late C17-early C18 house and
farmbuildings, latter reroofed in mid C19. Plastered cob and rubble; rubble stacks
with C19 brick chimney shafts; slate roofs. Unusually deep 4-room plan house
facing south with central entrance lobby and stair. Left (west) end room has
projecting rear lateral stack. 2 storeys. Regular but not symmetrical 4-window
front of similar late C19 casements with glazing bars. Door in centre is now C20
with C20 gabled and slate-roofed porch. Secondary door at right end in shelter of
adjoining linhay. A fifth window at that end would produce symmetrical front. Roof
hipped each end. Tall chimney shafts. Rear elevation includes oak late C17 4-light
flat-faced mullion window with vertical iron bars and internal shutters at right
find, and an C18 2-light window with iron casement and rectangular panes of leaded
glass to right of stack.
Interior: house shows plain carpentry detail. The large stone rubble fireplaces
have plain oak lintels. The 2 rear fireplaces have brick side ovens. Ceiling beams
are rough-finished and waney except a chamfered and straight-cut stopped beam in
eastern room. Roof not inspected. At right end of front a block of farmbuildings
adjoin at right angles facing west. 3-bay open-fronted linhay on left adjoining
house. It has circular full height circular stone rubble piers (Alcock's Type S1).
To right is barn with large central opposing full height doorways to threshing floor
and short midstrey walls on both sides. Gable end has blocked ventilator.


Listing NGR: SS7977106583

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