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Oldsbrim Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon

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Latitude: 50.546 / 50°32'45"N

Longitude: -3.8527 / 3°51'9"W

OS Eastings: 268831

OS Northings: 73445

OS Grid: SX688734

Mapcode National: GBR QC.7028

Mapcode Global: FRA 27TM.8X5

Entry Name: Oldsbrim Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 September 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441169

Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Leusdon St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

5/196 Oldsbrim Farmhouse

Farmhouse, probably a former longhouse. Likely to be C17 or earlier, with extension
at lower end. Granite rubble. Half-hipped thatched roof. Granite chimneystack,
probably of C19, in centre of ridge at right-hand end of house-part. Seems to have
a 3-room and cross-passage plan with hall and inner room to left of passage and a
non-domestic room, possibly a former shippon, to right. The latter, however, is at
a considerably lower level than the passage and is divided from it at ground-storey
level by a stone wall; there was a separate external doorway originally. The added
room to right also seems to have been non-domestic; the dividing wall between the 2
rooms has been demolished. 2 storeys. The house-part has only one window at the
front, a C20 metal casement at left-hand end of ground storey; it has a plain
granite lintel. There is possibly a blocked window to right of it. Passage door
has thatched, pent-roofed stone porch. Non-domestic section to right has 3 upper-
storey windows of C20, most of the right-hand window lying within the added section.
Below the left-hand window is the former doorway, the lower part now blocked and a
C20 window inserted above. To right of this is small C20 metal-framed window with a
granite lintel. The added section has a doorway with a granite lintel. In the
gable-wall fronting road is an upper storey ventilation slit, now glazed. The
eaves-line of both non-domestic sections has been raised; it originally sloped
downhill to match the fall of the ground.
Interior not inspected, but lower end was still non-domestic at the time of
inspection, though clearly in course of conversion. A short flight of old granite
steps leads up to the doorway into the cross-passage. Roof-timbers of lower end
replaced in C20.
The shippon on the south-west side of the farmyard, together with the adjacent south
boundary wall of the latter, make a good group with the house and are separately

Listing NGR: SX6883173445

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

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