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Apridge Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddiscombsleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6728 / 50°40'22"N

Longitude: -3.6227 / 3°37'21"W

OS Eastings: 285431

OS Northings: 87165

OS Grid: SX854871

Mapcode National: GBR QP.PYR2

Mapcode Global: FRA 3799.8H9

Entry Name: Apridge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85642

Location: Doddiscombsleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Doddiscombsleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Doddiscombsleigh St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 88 NE
3/121 Apridge Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa early C17. Whitewashed rendered cob and stone;thatched roof,
hipped at left end, half-hipped at right end, hipped end to wing ; left end stack
with rendered shaft, back to back fireplaces in stack with granite shaft between wing
and main range.
Plan: L plan, the main range single depth, 2 rooms wide, both rooms heated ; rear
right kitchen wing at right angles to main range with fireplace back to back with
right hand room ; stair in projection in rear left angle between main range and wing;
lean-to adjoining inner wall of rear wing. The position of the original entrance
is unclear : there is an entrance on the front at the right which is said formerly to
have led into a very narrow passage-like dairy, entrance into wing on right return.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3 window front with 2 buttresses on the front :
plank and stud door at right end. Fenestration of C20 timber casements with glazing
bars. The right return of the main block has a C17 4-light mullioned window on the
ground floor and 1 small first floor window. The right return continues (the wing)
with the eaves thatch eyebrowed over 1 first floor 2-light casement ; 2 similar
casements to right of C20 porch into wing.
Interior: Chamfered crossbeam and exposed joists to kitchen wing which is divided
between the kitchen and a narrow rear service room. Open fireplace with granite
jambs chamfered lintel and bread oven. The right hand room of the main block has a
fireplace back to back with the kitchen fireplace, with granite jambs and a chamfered
step-stopped lintel. The left hand room has a chamfered step-stopped half-beam at
the left end, C20 fireplace possibly concealing earlier features: 2-light chamfered
mullioned stair window, now internal.
Roof: Apex not inspected at time of survey (1987) but 3 jointed cruck side-pegged
trusses survive over the main block : principal rafters over the wing are straight.

Listing NGR: SX8543187165

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

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