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Woodend Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Staverton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.5047 / 50°30'16"N

Longitude: -3.7658 / 3°45'56"W

OS Eastings: 274875

OS Northings: 68700

OS Grid: SX748687

Mapcode National: GBR QG.WQ92

Mapcode Global: FRA 370Q.DQY

Entry Name: Woodend Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 May 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100641

Location: Staverton, South Hams, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Staverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Staverton with Landscove

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 76 NW STAVERTON Woodend Farmhouse



- II*

Farmhouse and shippon. Circa early C16 or earlier. Whitewashed stone rubble.
Slurried slate roof with gabled higher end (right) and hipped lower end (left).
Early crested ridge tiles along complete length of roof except for lower end.
Three room and through a cross passage plan. Rear lateral hall stack, gable end
stack heating inner room and floor inserted into hall in circa late C16. Hall
front wall brought forward in line with stair turret on front circa C17. Lower
end rebuilt or partly rebuilt circa C17 to C18. Later rear outshuts.

One and half storeys. The house is a four window range. Two, three and four-light
casements with glazing bars. One small single-light window to left hand of first
floor. Two dormers, one with raking roof, the other gabled and with pigeon holes.
The left hand passage doorway has plank door.

Shippon at lower end has loft door over small window and three pigeon holes below
the eaves. Later outshuts at rear.

Interior: one main lateral beam and two half beams, chamfered with large step stops
in hall. Solid wall between hall and inner room with cranked head chamfered timber
doorframe. Newel stairs at front of lower end of hall. Heavy plank and muntin
screen with mason's mitres between hall and passage. Heavy square-section beams
in passage. Roof space inaccessible. Hall fireplace blocked.

A good example for late medieval farmhouse largely unaltered since C18.

Listing NGR: SX7487568700

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

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