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Town Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolfardisworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9636 / 50°57'49"N

Longitude: -4.3766 / 4°22'35"W

OS Eastings: 233206

OS Northings: 120935

OS Grid: SS332209

Mapcode National: GBR K9.MP3B

Mapcode Global: FRA 16QK.GS0

Entry Name: Town Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432912

Location: Woolfardisworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Woolfardisworthy

Built-Up Area: Woolfardisworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woolfardisworthy West All Hallows

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 32 SE

5/229 Town Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Mid C17, early C18 addition at the rear, C19 refenestration, some
late C19 internal arrangement. Rendered and whitewashed stone walls, bitumenised
slate roof, brick shafts to the stacks. Plan: 2 room and through passage plan
with hall to left and a kitchen to the right, in the C19 the through-passage was
widened into the hall and a staircase inserted. Early C18 wings at rear with
early C19 dairy added to right. Exterior: 2 storeys, 3 windows on the front
with C19 2-light casements with glazing bars on the first floor, 20-pane double-
hung sash windows on the ground floor. Central door opening with a half-glazed
door: Early C19 gabled porch. Wing to right rear with C19 casements. Interior:
The ground floor kitchen with 2 cross-beams, chamfered with ogee stops the other
plastered, fireplace altered. To the right of the fireplace there is hollow which
probably retained the original staircase. Hall to centre with C19 staircase.
The parlour to left with ovolo-moulded cross-beam with an ogee stop with a preceding
fillet; fireplace altered. The wing at the rear with fitted bench on 3 sides
for a table. On the first floor a mid C17 cupboard in the room over the parlour
which has 2 doors to what was probably a hanging cupboard with mannerist panelling,
2 draws under, probably intended for clothes.

Listing NGR: SS3320720941

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

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