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Cleave Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lapford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8809 / 50°52'51"N

Longitude: -3.7734 / 3°46'24"W

OS Eastings: 275337

OS Northings: 110546

OS Grid: SS753105

Mapcode National: GBR L3.SZV0

Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZS.3RB

Plus Code: 9C2RV6JG+9J

Entry Name: Cleave Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305918

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96511

Location: Lapford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Lapford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lapford

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 71 SE
- Cleave Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Mid C17. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks, 1 with
original rubble chimney stack, the other topped with C20 brick; slate roof
(formerly thatch). 2-room plan house facing south-east with parlour at right
(north-east) end with slightly projecting rear lateral stack and kitchen-service
room at left (south-west) end with projecting front lateral stack. 2 storeys. 3-
window front of early C20 casements with glazing bars vaguely balanced around
contemporary door; all set right of kitchen/service stack which includes slate-
roofed oven projection and its original chimney shaft. Roof is hipped to right and
half-hipped to left.
Interior is largely original. Right end parlour has ogee-moulded and scroll-stopped
crossbeam with exposed scratch-moulded beams. Parlour fireplace oak lintel removed
after fire of circa 1950 but is kept in nearby barn; it has ovolo moulding with
scroll stops and a secondary inscription recording the initials IP (the P is the
wrong way round) and date 1698. Kitchen/service room has a plain-chamfered axial
beam and fireplace has been rebuilt. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS7533710546

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