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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
Entry Name: Foxhole Farmhouse Including Outbuildings Adjoining to South
Listing Date: 4 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262844
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433936
Location: Woolfardisworthy, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid 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
SS 80 NW
6/290 Foxhole Farmhouse including
- outbuildings adjoining to south
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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