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Woolsgrove Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8115 / 50°48'41"N

Longitude: -3.7154 / 3°42'55"W

OS Eastings: 279241

OS Northings: 102732

OS Grid: SS792027

Mapcode National: GBR L6.Y8KK

Mapcode Global: FRA 363Y.GCK

Entry Name: Woolsgrove Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258813

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445708

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 70 SE SANDFORD

2/208 Woolsgrove Farmhouse

GV II


Farmhouse. Late C16-early C17, thoroughly remodelled in early-mid C19. Plastered
cob and rubble; rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; concrete tile roof (formerly
thatch). Much altered 3-room-and-through-passage house facing south-east with
former inner room at right (north-east) end. End stacks and projecting lateral
stack to rear of hall. In early C19 passage converted to stair hall, inner room
converted to kitchen, game store built to rear of inner room/kitchen and circa 1919
hall fireplace blocked and converted to serve rear extension. 2 storeys. Balanced
5-window front with rusticated quoins each end. Central late 019 2-storey canted
bay window contains large pane sashes with margin panes. 4-panel door with
overlight containing radial glazing bars, panelled reveals and Tuscan doorcase with
pilasters and entablature is left of centre. 12-pane hornless sash right of centre
and 9-pane sash above it and another over door. At each end 16 pane hornless
sashes with 12-pane sashes above them. All windows have granite sills and, with
the exception of the bay, all first floor windows have one pane deep upper sashes.
Rear lateral stack of snecked volcanic stone blocks has moulded shoulder to chimney
shaft with moulded coping with castellated top (now surmounted with C19 brick).
Interior has mostly C19 fittings but late C16-early C17 features are probably
hidden. Late C16-early C17 7-bay roof is intact and carried on side-pegged jointed
cruck trusses, the 2-bay hall (over stair lobby and central room) has cambered
collars.
Site of medieval estate (Devon SMR).


Listing NGR: SS7924102732

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

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