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Hele Barton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thelbridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8888 / 50°53'19"N

Longitude: -3.7193 / 3°43'9"W

OS Eastings: 279165

OS Northings: 111330

OS Grid: SS791113

Mapcode National: GBR L6.S7L7

Mapcode Global: FRA 363R.DTH

Plus Code: 9C2RV7QJ+G7

Entry Name: Hele Barton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433799

ID on this website: 101251160

Location: Hele Lane, Mid Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Thelbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 71 SE
- Hele Barton Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Late Cl7. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with
C19 and C20 brick; thatched roof. L-shaped house. 2-room plan main block facing
south-east with central cross passage to stair in its own block projecting to rear.
Service wing at right angles to rear of right (north-east) room. Main block has
projecting rear lateral stacks and service wing has rear corner stack. A granary or
apple store block adjoins outer side of service wing. 2 storeys. Once symmetrical
5-window front (first floor left end window is now blocked). Windows to left are
circa 1970 casements with glazing bars and those to centre and right are late C19
large pane casements with glazing bars. Central C19 6-panel front door with simple
flat-roofed porch on plain posts with chamfered edges. Roof hipped each end.
Service wing outer (north-east) side includes C18 3-light flat-faced mullion casement
and includes rectangular panes of leaded glass; it is set at first floor level near
front. Gable end wall has C19 3-light casement with glazing bars and vertical iron
security bars at ground floor level. Stair turret has hipped roof. Granary or apple
store has pantile roof and flight of external stone steps; first floor unglazed
slatted window and C20 ground floor casement with glazing bars.
Interior: both main block rooms have square-sectioned crossbeams of massive
scantling. Left room has blocked fireplace. Right room has large rubble fireplace
with replacement timber lintel and blocked oven with stone doorway. Service wing has
chamfered and runout stopped crossbeams and diagonal corner stack. Stairs now C19.

Listing NGR: SS7916511330

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