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Sandford Ash Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8253 / 50°49'31"N

Longitude: -3.7357 / 3°44'8"W

OS Eastings: 277848

OS Northings: 104298

OS Grid: SS778042

Mapcode National: GBR L5.X9FW

Mapcode Global: FRA 362X.DGD

Entry Name: Sandford Ash Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445701

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

SS 70 SE SANDFORD

2/201 Sandford Ash Farmhouse

II


Farmhouse. Probably C16 core, rebuilt and extended in C17, refurbished in mid-late
C19. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with C19 brick;
asbestos roof. (formerly thatch). Originally a 3-room-and-through-passage house
facing south-east with service room at left (south-west) end. C17 dairy wing at
right angles to rear of service room and apparently C19 barn at right angles to
rear of inner room. In C19 rear of passage blocked by stairs. End stacks to inner
and service rooms and axial hall stack backing onto former passage. Symmetrical 5-
window front. C19 6-panel main door left of centre has glazed upper panels and
Tuscan doorcase with pilasters and entablature. Secondary C19 door right of centre
is half-glazed with glazing bars and margin panes behind behind C20 glass roofed
and sided porch. The 3 ground floor windows alternating with doors are 9-pane
sashes and 5 fixed pane first floor windows have 6 panes each of similar size to
ground floor. Roof is hipped each end and both rear wings have hipped ends. Right
end (north-east) side of barn has 2 tall arch-headed windows with leaded glass at
top. Interior is mainly mid-late C19 but service room and dairy have C17 chamfered
beams with scroll stops and C17 roof to main block on oak A-frames with pegged lap-
jointed collars. Layout suggests that many C17 and maybe earlier features are
hidden.


Listing NGR: SS7784804298

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