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Westwood Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hittisleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.745 / 50°44'41"N

Longitude: -3.8198 / 3°49'11"W

OS Eastings: 271701

OS Northings: 95506

OS Grid: SX717955

Mapcode National: GBR QD.0GGC

Mapcode Global: FRA 27W3.PPL

Entry Name: Westwood Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444887

Location: Hittisleigh, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Hittisleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/156 Westwood Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 with C17 extension and improvements. Plastered cob on rubble
footings; rubble and granite stacks topped with C20 brick; wheat reed thatched
roof. L-shaped building. Gable-ended main block facing north-east has 3-room-and-
through-passage plan with inner room at right (north-west) end and dairy wing added
in C17 to rear of inner room. End stack to service room and axial hall stack
backing onto passage. 2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front of C20 door set left of
centre. Granite ashlar chimney shaft with moulded coping to hall.
Interior: Service room has late C17 rubble fireplace with oak lintel chamfered
with straight cut stops, stone side oven doorway, cloam oven and pitched slate
floor. C19 crossbeam and lower passage screen. C17 oak plank-and-muntin screen
beyond back of hall stack. Large hall fireplace with oak lintel. C16 oak plank-
and-muntin screen at upper end of hall has been moved to end wall of inner room to
create larger space. C16 possibly true cruck truss over hall and C17 A-frame truss
with dovetail-lap collar over service room. Roofspace inaccessible. Rear block
contains dairy with unheated chamber over.

Listing NGR: SX7170195506

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

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