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Latitude: 50.9399 / 50°56'23"N
Longitude: -3.7384 / 3°44'18"W
OS Eastings: 277958
OS Northings: 117039
OS Grid: SS779170
Mapcode National: GBR L5.P2RK
Mapcode Global: FRA 361M.KD8
Entry Name: Higher Blagrove Farmhouse
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305889
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97417
Location: East Worlington, North Devon, Devon, EX17
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: East Worlington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: East Worlington
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 71 NE,
BLAGROVE HILL (off),
Higher Blagrove Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C18. Rubble and cob, rendered and colour-washed, hipped straw-
thatched roof, tall end brick stacks.
PLAN: single room depth; 2 principal rooms at the front, central narrow entrance
hall containing the stairs. Room to left the kitchen, room to right a parlour, at
its back a shallow pantry, consequently the parlour is smaller than the kitchen.
Gabled wing, probably a dairy at right-angles to rear of kitchen.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, symmetrical front, 3 windows, 2-light, late C20 casements,
glazing bars. Central door opening, C20 door.
INTERIOR with central hall with straight-flight staircase, turned newel at the foot,
oak stick balusters, moulded oak handrail, oak treads. Large kitchen to left of
lobby with large gable fireplace with wood bressumer, fitted settle running along 2
walls. Smaller parlour to right of hall with mid C18 wood chimneypiece, bracketed
mantle; extending along rear of the parlour a pantry also reached from the hall, now
featureless. Gabled dairy wing at right-angles to rear much rebuilt, fireplace with
renewed wood bressumer. The Manor of Blagrove is stated to have been mentioned in
the Domesday Book.
Listing NGR: SS7795817039
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