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Latitude: 50.7718 / 50°46'18"N
Longitude: -4.0516 / 4°3'5"W
OS Eastings: 255435
OS Northings: 98916
OS Grid: SX554989
Mapcode National: GBR Q0.0P40
Mapcode Global: FRA 27D1.PD7
Entry Name: Higher Westacombe Farmhouse
Listing Date: 29 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309003
English Heritage Legacy ID: 93252
Location: Inwardleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX20
Civil Parish: Inwardleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Inwardleigh St Petroc
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 59 NE
10/140 Higher Westacombe Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably incorporates early C16 fabric but present form and accessible
features are of early C17 date. Rendered cob walls. Corrugated iron and asbestos
roof, gabled to right hipped to left. Brick stack at right gable end and axial
rubble stack with brick shaft.
Plan: 2-room and through passage plan, lower end to the right, projecting 2 storey
hall bay and. wing to rear of hall. Hall stack backs onto passage. It is unclear
whether the rear wing is a later addition or integral - the ground rises steeply
beyond the hall and possibly a rear wing was incorporated into the plan in place of
an inner room because of this. Outshut added in front of lower room probably as an
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1-window front with leanto in front of right-
hand side. 2-storey gabled hall window bay projects to left of centre with C19
casements - 2-light above and 3-light below, some lights are leaded. C19 plank door
at centre with semi-circular oven projection to its left. On inner face of outshut
is re-used circa early C16 shouldered head wooden frame. Wing extends behind left-
Interior only partly accessible - hall has open fireplace with chamfered wooden
lintel which has straight-cut stops. Chamfered cross beams in hall and rear wing.
It is probable that more original features are concealed and the roof timbers may
also be of interest.
Listing NGR: SX5543598916
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