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Old Butson's Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentisbeare, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8665 / 50°51'59"N

Longitude: -3.3244 / 3°19'27"W

OS Eastings: 306898

OS Northings: 108284

OS Grid: ST068082

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.TRMF

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XT.4PV

Plus Code: 9C2RVM8G+J7

Entry Name: Old Butson's Farm

Listing Date: 15 April 1987

Last Amended: 18 July 2006

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95755

Location: Kentisbeare, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Kentisbeare

Built-Up Area: Kentisbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kentisbeare St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

8/100 Old Butson's Farm

Formerly listed as;
FORE STREET, Kentisbeare
Butson's Stables

Detached house, formerly a farmhouse, now two dwellings. C17, possibly incorporating earlier work, with later alterations and additions. Pebbledashed cob on stone plinth; gable end roof, the main range of slate, the wing of asbestos slate.
Originally a 3-room, through-passage plan house, the higher end to the right of the passage, with a wing standing forward of the service end. Hall heated by a
(formerly external) rear lateral stack; inner room unheated; service end and wing
served by a stack, axial to the wing. Stairs at intersection of main range and
wing. 2 storeys.

Exterior Front: 3 window range; 2-light C19 casement windows to first floor; 3-
light casement window to both hall and inner room. Glazed conservatory-cum-porch in angle formed by main range and wing. Inner face of wing with one 3-light C19
casement window to ground floor only; left-hand (roadside) elevation with no windows at all.

Rear: one 4-light casement window to service end; stone and brick slate-
roofed outshut with 2 late C19 or C20 casement windows above.

Interior: some cross ceiling beams, deeply chamfered and unstopped. Service end
fireplace with concealed chamfered lintel. C17 communion rails (apparently from
Kentisbeare Church) now serve as very low balustrade for landing. There are likely to be other ancient features concealed. C18 kingpost roof with twin trenched purlins.

Listing NGR: ST0689908285

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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