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Lower Gatehouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Washford Pyne, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8801 / 50°52'48"N

Longitude: -3.6932 / 3°41'35"W

OS Eastings: 280977

OS Northings: 110318

OS Grid: SS809103

Mapcode National: GBR L7.SVK9

Mapcode Global: FRA 364S.50N

Entry Name: Lower Gatehouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433879

Location: Washford Pyne, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Washford Pyne

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Washford Pyne St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WASHFORD PYNE
SS 81 SW
3/274
- Lower Gatehouse Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Mid C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with
plastered brick; slate roof (thatched before fire of circa 1960). 2-room main
block facing south-east with service and stair block at right angles to rear of
centre. End stacks to main block. 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 3-window front of
late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Larger ground floor windows have
internal vertical iron security bars. Presumed original central doorway now blocked
and door now through circa 1960 outshot on left (south-west) end. Right (north-
east) end stack projects. Roof is gabled-ended. Rear block includes a variety of
casements including on first floor north-east side, a C17 oak 2-light window with
chamfered mullion and containing C19 leaded glass.
Interior appears to preserve most of C17 fabric but most features, including the
fireplaces, are blocked or plastered over. The right (north-eastern) front room has
an exposed axial beam, chamfered with scroll-nick stops. Roof not inspected.


Listing NGR: SS8097710318

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

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