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Foxhole Farmhouse Including Outbuildings Adjoining to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolfardisworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8678 / 50°52'4"N

Longitude: -3.6635 / 3°39'48"W

OS Eastings: 283034

OS Northings: 108910

OS Grid: SS830089

Mapcode National: GBR L8.TPQ8

Mapcode Global: FRA 366T.4JW

Plus Code: 9C2RV89P+4H

Entry Name: Foxhole Farmhouse Including Outbuildings Adjoining to South

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433936

Location: Woolfardisworthy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Woolfardisworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woolfardisworthy East St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 80 NW
6/290 Foxhole Farmhouse including
- outbuildings adjoining to south
- II

Farmhouse and adjoining outbuildings. House is C17 and outbuildings C17-C19. House
is plastered cob on rubble footings with cob or rubble stacks topped with C20 brick
and thatched roof. Outbuildings of mostly plastered rubble or cob on rubble
footings with corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch). Main block facing south has
3-room-and-cross-passage plan with service end room at left (west) end. Passage may
originally have been a through-passage. Rear now blocked by C19 stair. Small
unheated inner room. Hall has projecting front lateral stack and service end room
has projecting end stack. Original semi-circular newel projecting to rear of hall.
A range of agricultural outbuilding comprising stables, barn and store is built at
right angles adjoining right (east) end of front. House is 2 storeys with a not
quite symmetrical 2-window front of late C19 casements with glazing bars and larger
windows to ground floor. Central C19 plank door to passage. Outbuildings abutt
projecting hall stack to right. Windows in right end are similar late C19 casements
with glazing bars. Roof is hipped to right and gable-ended to left.
Interior: very complete and little modernised C17 interior cob crosswall to left of
passage. An oak plank-and-muntin screen to right (hall) with the muntins chamfered
with scroll stops on both sides. Left room has an axial beam, hall has a cross-
beam; both are chamfered with scroll stops. Left fireplace is blocked but hall has
rubble fireplace with soffit-chamfered and scroll-stopped oak lintel. No detail
shows in small unheated inner room. Roof not inspected.
The outbuilding adjoining right end of front comprise from left (house end) to
right; a rubble stable with hayloft over with front door and unglazed window to
front and hayloft loading hatch to rear; cob barn with large central opposed
doorways and remains of short projecting midstrey walls; and at right end a rubble
store with blind front wall and entrance in end. Roof is hipped at end.
Outbuildings are included for group value.

Listing NGR: SS8303408910

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