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Great Venhay Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rose Ash, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9553 / 50°57'19"N

Longitude: -3.7188 / 3°43'7"W

OS Eastings: 279370

OS Northings: 118724

OS Grid: SS793187

Mapcode National: GBR L6.N1QL

Mapcode Global: FRA 363L.717

Plus Code: 9C2RX74J+4F

Entry Name: Great Venhay Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97628

ID on this website: 101318217

Location: North Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Rose Ash

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rose Ash

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Farmhouse, divided into 2. Late C17 or earlier, possibly extended in the C18.
Colourwashed rendered cob and stone rubble; asbestos slate roof (formerly thatched),
hipped at left end, gabled at right end; axial stack and projecting right end stack.
Plan: Single depth plan, 4 rooms wide with a rear right lean-to. Details of plan
unclear at time of survey (1987) as interior not fully inspected.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3:3 window front with a front door to right of
centre with a C20 porch, additional door to the left. 3-light C19 or C20 timber
small-pane casements except for ground floor left which is late C20.
Interior: The left hand room has an exposed roughly-dressed crossbeam, the remainder
of the house is said to have crossbeams, mostly plastered-over, and pegged roof
trusses, the principals visible in the upstairs room.

Listing NGR: SS7937018724

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