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Fair View

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8542 / 50°51'15"N

Longitude: -3.7488 / 3°44'55"W

OS Eastings: 276997

OS Northings: 107533

OS Grid: SS769075

Mapcode National: GBR L5.VD3X

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.1BQ

Entry Name: Fair View

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432939

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Built-Up Area: 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 7607 - 7707
- Fairview

House. C17, extended late C18 early C19. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble
stack topped with C19 and C20 brick; thatched roof. 2 room plan house facing west
comprising original C17 one room plan cottage to right (south) and extension set
back from the main range on left (north) end. Large rear lateral stack to main
room. Roof continuous with Woodstock, Church Street (q.v.) adjoining to right
(south). 2 storeys. 4-window front of late C19 early C20 casements with glazing
bars, 2 to each block. Door set to left of main block with early C20 slate roofed
porch with glazed sides with glazing bars.
Interior: main (right) room has chamfered and scroll-stopped crossbeam and large
mudstone fireplace with oak lintel, also chamfered with scroll stops, and brick side
oven to left. Winder stair to right of fireplace. Plain carpentry detail to left
block and small fireplace inserted into side of main stack; existing timber lintel
replaced brick arch. Roof over main room is 2 bays carried on tie beam truss with
pegged lap-jointed collar. Extension has A-frame truss roof of more insubstantial

Listing NGR: SS7699707533

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