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Lower Davis Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Rivers, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1007 / 51°6'2"N

Longitude: -3.9552 / 3°57'18"W

OS Eastings: 263198

OS Northings: 135309

OS Grid: SS631353

Mapcode National: GBR KW.BV4S

Mapcode Global: VH4MT.DLDK

Entry Name: Lower Davis Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98640

Location: Stoke Rivers, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Stoke Rivers

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stoke Rivers St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

STOKE RIVERS STOKE RIVERS
SS 63 NW
4/158
Lower Davis Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Probably 1630. Much altered and extended in C19. Whitewashed rendered
stone and cob. Gable ended slate roofs, some brick to rear. Possibly originally 3
cells in line, but at an early date the lower end must have been demolished and
rebuilt to rear to form rough T-shaped plan with rendered lateral front stack to
hall with slated offsets and stack at right gable end heating inner room with
oversailing brick courses to the cap. To the rear at right angles to these 2
principal rooms is the service range with a gable end rendered rubble stack and also
heats the stable block, rebuilt in brick projecting to the left to rear of the
service wing. 2 back-to-back outshuts with slated lean-to roofs to central valley
in the angle of inner room and service wing. 2-storeys. 2 sashes to facade with
marginal glazing bars above C19 window of 3-lights 8-panes per light.
Interior: C17 ovolo-moulded beams and fireplace lintel to hall and scroll-stopped
beam to inner room. Plank door to rear carved 1855. C17 plasterwork to chamber
(now bathroom) above inner room comprising a T-shaped plasterwork tablet with
triangular base. Single central palmette with "James and Marie Joce" across the
shoulders and "1630" with "R & M" in the base.


Listing NGR: SS6319835309

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