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The Shores Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8646 / 50°51'52"N

Longitude: -3.7764 / 3°46'34"W

OS Eastings: 275086

OS Northings: 108731

OS Grid: SS750087

Mapcode National: GBR L3.TZ0D

Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZT.8MF

Entry Name: The Shores Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432616

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
- The Shores Farmhouse
- II

Small farmhouse. Mid C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings, exposed to right and
rear; stone rubble stack with C19 brick chimney shaft; thatched roof under
corrugated iron. 2 room plan house facing south comprising small entrance lobby and
stairs at right (east) end. Large heated room and small unheated room at left
(west) end. Large lateral stack projecting to rear. 2-storeys with attics in
roofspace. 2 window front of late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Third
first floor window now blocked at right end over the plank door in chamfered door
frame. Attics lit by small casements in gable ends. Wall plate with chamfered
soffit shows under front eaves.
Interior: main room has a chamfered and scroll-stopped crossbeam to right and a
roughly finished crossbeam to left. Fireplace is blocked but oven on left side
shows by external projection. Cream alcove to right of fireplace. Roof not

Listing NGR: SS7508608731

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

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