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Twelve Oaks Farmhouse and Oak Arch to the Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton Abbot, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5513 / 50°33'4"N

Longitude: -3.6232 / 3°37'23"W

OS Eastings: 285100

OS Northings: 73649

OS Grid: SX851736

Mapcode National: GBR QP.YQSP

Mapcode Global: FRA 379L.VPF

Plus Code: 9C2RH92G+GP

Entry Name: Twelve Oaks Farmhouse and Oak Arch to the Rear

Listing Date: 23 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464358

Location: Newton Abbot, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Newton Abbot

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Highweek All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description


NEWTON ABBOT

SX87SE EXETER ROAD
1012-1/2/75 (West side (off))
22/03/83 Twelve Oaks Farmhouse and oak arch
to the rear

II

Farmhouse. C16 with C17 alterations, altered and re-roofed
late C19.
MATERIALS: roughcast over stone rubble and cob, crested slate
roof with a ridge stack to right of passage, axial stack to
rear right and a ridge stack to the rear wing.
PLAN: 3-unit through-passage plan with a late C17/C18 central
2-storey rear wing and a single-storey lean-to at angle to the
left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys 4-window range. C19 and C20 two and
three-light casement windows to the first floor, C20 window to
the ground-floor left, C17 four-light stone-mullioned window
to the right of the porch and C19 four-light window to the far
right. 2-storey porch: the entrance has a C16 sandstone
architrave with rounded arrises and stylized oak leaves to the
spandrels of a semicircular arch; pintles to a former door. To
the centre of the facade is a hip-topped buttress in 2 stages.
The rear wing has C19 casement windows.
INTERIOR: porch has C16 round-arched doorway with C20 door.
The room to the centre has an open fire backing onto the
passage with granite lintel and full-depth jambs; plasterwork
on the chimney breast has 1624, the initials IB and MB and a
design of pomegranates and serpents below a frieze. Two
ovolo-moulded axial beams, the rear one which is above the
fire has a thinner beam to the rear (possibly to a rear
passage, now separated by a C19 or C20 stud wall) with part of
an early C17 carved plaster frieze; this is now open to the
rear wing which has a stop-chamfered cross beam. The room to
the far right has an early C18 dentil cornice; an open fire to
the rear has an early C18 surround. To the rear right of rear
passage is an early C19 straight staircase (i.e. in the
left-hand recess of the open fire in right-hand room) with a
C16 or C17 oak newel at the top. Windows to the front right
have panelled shutters. Roof not accessible.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached to the rear wing is a C16 or C17
wide oak semicircular arch cut partly into the lintel which is
pegged to shaped jambs curving in to complete the arch.

Listing NGR: SX8510073649

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