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South Emlett Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolfardisworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8572 / 50°51'26"N

Longitude: -3.6967 / 3°41'48"W

OS Eastings: 280674

OS Northings: 107785

OS Grid: SS806077

Mapcode National: GBR L7.V7BJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 364T.X8H

Plus Code: 9C2RV843+V8

Entry Name: South Emlett Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433985

Location: Woolfardisworthy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Woolfardisworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Down St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 80 NW
6/294 South Emlett Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. C16 with C17 improvements, C19 service wing, and renovation of circa
1975. Main block of cob on rubble footings with brick dressings; rubble and brick
stacks; slate roof (formerly thatch). Main block originally a 3-room-and-through-
passage house facing south with service room at left (west) end. C19 service wing
at right angles behind former inner room at right end. C16 or C17 lateral stack
projecting to front of hall and C20 axial stack serving inner room. Present stairs
block rear of passage. 2 storeys. Irregular front of circa 1975 iron-framed
casements without glazing bars including a canted bay window at left end to former
service room. Hall stack has oven projection to left which has been adapted to
support C20 porch with monopitch roof to passage door close by on that side. Stack
has original tall rubble chimney shaft with drip course and coping. Roof half-
hipped to right, hipped to left. Service wing is gable-ended.
Interior shows work of several periods. Inner room has C17 axial beam with deep
chamfer and scroll stops. It is not central and may have been moved. Cob crosswall
from inner room to hall. Hall has large rubble fireplace with plain chamfered oak
lintel, probably C17 with inserted C19 brick side oven to right. Plain chamfered
crossbeam also probably C17. At lower end of hall is a C16 low partition screen; an
oak plank-and-muntin screen with remains of a central wide flat-arch headed doorway,
the muntins are chamfered with runout stops to hall, cut diagonal stops to passage.
A carved beam is said to be plastered over on upper side of passage. Cob crosswall
on lower side of passage. Large service end room with plain chamfered crossbeam.
Roof structure completely renewed circa 1975.

Listing NGR: SS8067407785

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