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Latitude: 50.424 / 50°25'26"N
Longitude: -4.0366 / 4°2'11"W
OS Eastings: 255425
OS Northings: 60216
OS Grid: SX554602
Mapcode National: GBR Q1.XLZK
Mapcode Global: FRA 27FX.WRY
Entry Name: Old House and Adjoining Shippen and Barn to North West of Portworthy Farm House
Listing Date: 23 April 1952
Last Amended: 2 February 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325421
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99210
Location: Shaugh Prior, South Hams, Devon, PL7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Shaugh Prior
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 56 SE SHAUGH PRIOR PORTWORTHY
Old House and adjoining
23-4-52 Shipen and Barn to
Portworthy Farm House
(formerly listed as
Portworthy Farm House)
House, used as farm building.
Circa early C17 with later C17 alterations and extensions. Stone rubble slate roof
with hipped and gabled ends. L-shaped on plan. Two storeys. One 2 and 3-light
hollow-chamfered granite mullion windows. Roof swept down over projecting central
porch with stair projection to left. Later C17 gabled bay at south-west (rear)
corner. Large central chimneystack backing onto cross passage. The cross passage has
door at front only and not at the back. Reset ovolo moulded door-frame in south end.
Late C17 wing to south-east with large stack at gable end and probably contemporary
lean-to in the angle with main range. The shippen has been largely rebuilt in C18 or
C19 but some of the earlier walls survive at north-west end.
Interior: Central chimneystack has fireplace with granite jambs and stopped chamfer
timber lintel. Stopped and chamfered hall ceiling beams. Fireplace in room over hall
with large granite lintel and corbels. The newel stairs are now concrete.
Including barn adjoinng at right angles to north-west, also stone rubble with slate
Reference: S R Jones, Devon Farmhouses, part III, pages 58 to 61 with plans and
illustrations, Transctions and the Devonshire Association.
Listing NGR: SX5542560216
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