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Church Town Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in West Anstey, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0356 / 51°2'8"N

Longitude: -3.6385 / 3°38'18"W

OS Eastings: 285211

OS Northings: 127526

OS Grid: SS852275

Mapcode National: GBR L9.H41C

Mapcode Global: FRA 368C.VQP

Plus Code: 9C3R29P6+6J

Entry Name: Church Town Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97400

Location: West Anstey, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: West Anstey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: West Anstey St Petrock

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 82 NE
2/51 Church Town Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C17 core, extensively remodelled in C19. Painted rendered
stone rubble and cob. Slate roof with axial and gable end stone rubble stacks with
tapered caps, that to left end with clay pot with horns. Lateral rear stack to
added range at right end.
Plan: 3-room and cross-passage plan, lower end to right, the partition on the lower
side of the cross-passage having been removed. Continuous outshuts to rear
containing staircase. Probably C18 kitchen/servants quarters range with lower ridge
level added at right end with large kitchen and dairy.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 4-window range C19 fenestration. All 3-light casements, 6
panes per light, except for 2-light casement above 4-panelled door, the upper 2
panels glazed.
Interior: C19 joinery survives largely throughout. C19 chimneypiece to lower end
fireplace with bread oven. Hollow chamfered cross ceiling beam to former cross-
passage, 2 chamfered axial ceiling beams and rear bressumer to hall and deep
chamfered axial ceiling beam and bressumers to inner room. Hall and inner room
fireplaces concealed by C20 chimneypieces.
Roof structure entirely replaced in C19.

Listing NGR: SS8521127526

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