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Higher Blagrove Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East Worlington, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305889

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97417

Location: East Worlington, North Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

SS 71 NE,

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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