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Wiston Farmhouse Including Attached Cider House and Granary

A Grade II Listed Building in Knowstone, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9929 / 50°59'34"N

Longitude: -3.6374 / 3°38'14"W

OS Eastings: 285185

OS Northings: 122776

OS Grid: SS851227

Mapcode National: GBR L9.KQBS

Mapcode Global: FRA 368H.8RF

Entry Name: Wiston Farmhouse Including Attached Cider House and Granary

Listing Date: 15 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97372

Location: Knowstone, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Knowstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Knowstone St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

KNOWSTONE
SS 82 SE
4/21 Wiston Farmhouse including
- attached cider house and granary
GV II
Farmhouse. with cider-house and granary attached. Farmhouse probably early C18,
cider nouse and granary probably late C18 or early C19. Rendered stone rubble and
cob. Slate roof with gable ends. Axial brick stack and stack at left end.
Plan: transitional 3-room-and-through-passage plan, with a principal room to each
side of the through-passage, parlour to left, heated by gable end stack, hall
kitchen to right, heated by axial stack sited away from the passage, with an
unheated service room beyond the hall/kitchen at right end. Dog-leg staircase in
outshut to rear of hall/kitchen. Cider-house and granary attached at right angles
to left and right respectively to front of farmhouse forming overall U-shaped plan.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 4 window range. Early C20 fenestration. 2 and 3 light
easements 2 and 3 panes per light. C19 plank door to through-passage. Granary has
external steps to plank door. C18 2 light casement with small rectangular leaded
panes to rear.
Interior: unstopped chamfered cross ceiling beams to parlour and hall/kitchen. The
interior has remained virtually unspoilt in the C20; cooking is still done over the
open kitchen fire; old wall bench to large kitchen table, integral wall cupboard
with panelled doors. Cider-house retains press and crusher.


Listing NGR: SS8518522776

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