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Farmbuildings Adjoining to North West of Woolsgrove Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8116 / 50°48'41"N

Longitude: -3.7156 / 3°42'56"W

OS Eastings: 279226

OS Northings: 102745

OS Grid: SS792027

Mapcode National: GBR L6.Y2KH

Mapcode Global: FRA 363Y.G9B

Entry Name: Farmbuildings Adjoining to North West of Woolsgrove Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445709

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


2/209 Farmbuildings adjoining to north-
west of Woolsgrove Farmhouse


3 adjoining ranges of farmbuildings to rear of Woolsgrove Farmhouse. C17 and
early-mid C19. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stack; slate and
corrugated iron roof. Ranges facing into farm courtyard. Slate-roofed early-mid
C19 south-west range has barness room at left end, carriageway adjoining, central
coal store and 3-bay open-fronted linhay to right. Timber curving braces make
segmental arch over carriageway and the linhay posts are similarly braced to the
wallplates and the hayloft openings filled in with slats. C17 north-west range
alongside road comprises bakehouse, stores and large carriageway. It projects
beyond south-west range with end stack and reset late C16-early C17 oak moulded
window frame. Courtyard front has large carriageway with unglazed 2-light window
above at right end. Bakehouse to left has central unglazed window on each floor
and flanking ground floor doors, the right door to stairs. Carriageway contains
large (possibly late C17-early C18) ledged and braced door to road. Its front
side has 3 strap hinges, 2 of which have fleur de lys terminals and remains of
moulded cover strips. North-east range contains much-altered stables. Bakehouse
includes massive granite fireplace with oak lintel and fireplace. Cross beams have
been replaced with C20 steel joists. Upper floor has plastered walls and ceiling
suggesting an original domestic function, possibly as servants quarters. A reset
C17 flat-arched door through cob crosswall to room over carriageway. Bakehouse has
6-bay roof of A-frames with pegged lap-jointed collars and other ranges have early-
mid C19 trusses.

Listing NGR: SS7922602745

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

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