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Wishays Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradninch, Devon

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Latitude: 50.841 / 50°50'27"N

Longitude: -3.4322 / 3°25'55"W

OS Eastings: 299258

OS Northings: 105586

OS Grid: SS992055

Mapcode National: GBR LL.W8BN

Mapcode Global: FRA 36PW.4PW

Plus Code: 9C2RRHR9+C4

Entry Name: Wishays Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95203

Location: Bradninch, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bradninch

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bradninch St Disen

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 90 NE
- Wishays Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17 with later alterations. Cob and stone mix, plastered, under
gabled-end slate roof. Formerly a 3-room cross passage plan, with the lower-end to
the right of passage; axial stack at upper end of the Hall; 2 end stacks, both
formerly external. 2 storeys.
Front: 5 window range; 1st floor : two 2-light C19 casement windows to the left-
hand side, 8 panes per light with crown glass; two 12-pane hornless sash windows
and 1 of 12 panes, all with margin panes, crown glass and coloured panes to each
corner. Ground-floor: a 2-light casement window (as above) to either side of left-
hand door with C19 bead-mould surround; main door (to former passage), panelled
and glazed under gabled slate-roofed timber porch, between 12-pane hornless sash
windows as above.
Right-hand elevation: 1 tiny inglenook window and a 1 and 2-light casement window
with 4 and 8 leaded panes respectively. C19 3-light casement window to left-hand
Rear: 1st floor: three 3-light C19 casement windows with glazing bars, 1 with 12
leaded panes to outer lights; one 4-light window with margin panes to stairwell,
and a single-light window; ground-floor : 1 wide, planked door; 4 C19 3-light
windows, 1 with 8 leaded panes to each light; a fifth retains its earlier
chamfered timber mullions. The house is notable for its attractive C19 and earlier
Interior: remains of large right-hand end fireplace with bressumer extending the
entire width of the room; chamfered beam with hollow step stops. Between hall and
passage are the remains of a plank and muntin screen; also in hall, a beam with
cyma recta and concave moulding. Roof space not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS9925805586

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