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Latitude: 50.9751 / 50°58'30"N
Longitude: -4.3135 / 4°18'48"W
OS Eastings: 237678
OS Northings: 122067
OS Grid: SS376220
Mapcode National: GBR KD.LT88
Mapcode Global: FRA 16VJ.PCF
Entry Name: Pierces Farmhouse
Listing Date: 19 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305577
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91498
Location: Parkham, Torridge, Devon, EX39
Civil Parish: Parkham
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Parkham St James
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
PARKHAM BROAD PARKHAM
5/179 Pierces Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late medieval; remodelled and extension to right
built in early/mid C17; eaves raised and roof pitched widened in
late C19. Colourwashed render over slatestone rubble; gabled
slate roof; left end and ridge stacks finished in rendered brick.
Open hall plan remodelled in early/mid C17 to make 3-unit plan
with through-passage to left of central hall. 2 storeys;
4-window range. Late C19 brick porch with 4-panelled (2 glazed)
door. Flat rendered arches over late C19 two and 3-light
casements with glazing bars. Rear: C17 stair turret flanked by
C19 outshuts. Interior: plain unchamfered beams flank passage,
which has early/mid C19 dog-leg with winders staircase to rear.
Central hall has chamfered bressummer over open fireplace;
early/mid C17 ovolo-moulded beams to right. Roof: C19 roof
trusses; above through-passage is front half of a late medieval
raised cruck truss with a cambered collar, trenching for through
purlins, and ridge purlin set diagonally into yoked apex (Alcock
type Ll); the truss has heavy smoke blackening, suggesting that
it was built for a medieval open hall.
Listing NGR: SS3767822067
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