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Middle Lee Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Molland, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0287 / 51°1'43"N

Longitude: -3.6845 / 3°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 281970

OS Northings: 126830

OS Grid: SS819268

Mapcode National: GBR L7.HJDM

Mapcode Global: FRA 365D.GDG

Plus Code: 9C3R28H8+F6

Entry Name: Middle Lee Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397885

Location: Molland, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Molland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Molland St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 82 NW
15/56 Middle Lee Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Probably mid-to late C17, altered in the C18 and remodelled in the late
C19 or early C20. Rendered, over stone rubble and cob, stone rubble additions,
c.1900 lean-to outshut with red-brick dressings. Gable-ended scantle-slate roof.
Stacks with later brick top stages, at gable ends and at rear.
Plan and development: 3-room and cross-passage plant facing south. Ground falls to
left. Central hall with external lateral stack to rear, former inner room to left
with external end stack, and wide former cross passage and service room (present
kitchen) to right with integral end stack. Lean-to dairy at rear, probably added in
the C18, and staircase inserted in the cross passage, probably in the late C19. 1-
storey lean-to addition at right-hand end, probably of the early C20. 2 storeys with
1-storey lean-to addition.
Exterior: Asymmetrically-fenestrated front. 5 windows to first floor and 3 to
ground floor, early C20 2-and 3-light wooden casements. C20 half-glazed door to
cross passage, between first and second windows from right. Lean-to to right with
segmental-headed C19 boarded door.
Interior: Hall with rough cross-beam, C17 fireplace to rear (reduced) with stone
jambs and ovolo-moulded wooden lintel, and C18 cupboards to left-land wall and
panelled doors. Former service room (kitchen) to right has pair of plastered deep-
chamfered cross beams with old hooks, blocked large old fireplace with plain wooden
lintel and probably C18 cupboard to left of fireplace with boarded door and H-L
hinges. Left-hand ground floor has fireplace with plain wooden lintel. Front window
has continuous jambs to floor level. Dairy in rear lean-to with slate shelves. C18
seven-bay roof with principal-rafter trusses.

Listing NGR: SS8197026830

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