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Knightstone Down Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.856 / 50°51'21"N

Longitude: -3.7241 / 3°43'26"W

OS Eastings: 278740

OS Northings: 107692

OS Grid: SS787076

Mapcode National: GBR L6.V6D1

Mapcode Global: FRA 362V.4XK

Entry Name: Knightstone Down Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432580

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morchard Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MORCHARD BISHOP
SS 70 NE
5/112 Knightstone Down Farmhouse
-
- II

Farmhouse. Late C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with
C19 brick; slate roof (formerly thatch). 2-room main block facing south. Lobby
entrance house and large axial stack serving back-to-back fireplaces. Kitchen wing
with gable end fireplace at right angles to rear. Stairs in main block to rear of
stack from the left (western and smaller) front room. 2 storeys. 4-window front of
mostly late C19 casements, some with glazing bars, and some C18 flat-faced mullion
windows with shallow internal ogee mouldings. C18 first floor 3-light window right
of centre has leaded glass in outer lights. C20 glass-sided porch to door below.
Wall plate exposed under eaves.
Interior: left room has chamfered and run-out stopped crossbeam. Right room has
chamfered and scroll-stopped crossbeam. All 3 fireplaces are blocked. Roof
inaccessible but lower parts of principals suggest simple A-frame trusses.


Listing NGR: SS7874007692

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

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