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Pittaford Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Slapton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3062 / 50°18'22"N

Longitude: -3.6783 / 3°40'41"W

OS Eastings: 280580

OS Northings: 46483

OS Grid: SX805464

Mapcode National: GBR QN.28NY

Mapcode Global: FRA 3857.4SY

Entry Name: Pittaford Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99862

Location: Slapton, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Slapton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Slapton St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SLAPTON
SX84NW Pittaford Farmhouse
5/76
26.1.67
GV II

Farmhouse. Circa early to mid C17, remodelled in circa early C19 and
modernised in C20. Rendered stone rubble. Asbestos tile roof with gabled
ends. Rendered axial and gable end stacks the end stacks with short brick
shafts.
Plan and development: Originally a 2-room and through passage plan, both
rooms heated from gable end stacks, the higher right-hand (west) room is
larger. On the north front there is a large 2-storey porch. The small
outshut on the left side of the porch might be integral or a later C17
addition. The third room at the right-hand (west) end of the main range is
a circa late C18 or early C19 addition; it has a gable end stack and a
blocked loft doorway on the south front. In circa early C19 the house was
remodelled and reorientated so that the rear (south) elevation became the
front, another outshut was built on the north (now the back) and the passage
was widened to form a stairhall. The single storey wing on the left-hand
end (south west) of the new south front was probably also added at the same
time.
Exterior: 2 storey. Asymmetrical north front with large 2-storey gabled
porch to left of centre with dressed slate round arch doorway, C20 plank
door and C20 plastic window above; slate in apex of gable pierced with
shapes of harshoes and Catherine-wheels. To right and left of porch large
outshuts obscure the front of house; the short outshut to left of porch
appears to be integral or possibly added slightly later and has a C20
plastic window. 2 similar windows in later longer outshut on right of
porch.
Rear south elevation is the early C19 front; symmetrical 3-window elevation;
2 C20 replacement sashes on first floor, that at centre is a 2-light sash,
both the ground floor and the frist floor left-hand windows replaced with
C20 casements without glazing bars; the ground floor right-hand window is a
C20 3-light casement with glazing bars. Doorway to right of centre has C19
flush and fielded panel door, the top panel glazed and with C20 gabled
porch. Projecting on left a small C19 single storey wing.
Interior: No exposed ceiling beams but some early C19 joinery. Higher end
room has fireplace with high-set cambered timber lintel with slight chamfer
and no stops. Partition on higher side of passage rebuilt. Passage widened
to stairhall containing early to mid C19 staircase with column newel,
moulded balusters and moulded handrail. The blocked lower end fireplace has
a chamfered wooden lintel. The doorway in the left-hand (east) side of
porch into possible integral outshut has an ovolo moulded square-headed
wooden frame with run-out stops.
The roof is a C19 or C20 softwood structure with pegged and nailed collars.


Listing NGR: SX8058046483

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