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East Hole Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Knowstone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9949 / 50°59'41"N

Longitude: -3.6756 / 3°40'32"W

OS Eastings: 282509

OS Northings: 123056

OS Grid: SS825230

Mapcode National: GBR L8.KLMY

Mapcode Global: FRA 365H.5VY

Plus Code: 9C2RX8VF+XQ

Entry Name: East Hole Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 June 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97380

Location: Knowstone, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Knowstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Knowstone St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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- II
Farmhouse. Probably late C17. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Hipped thatch roof.
Brick stack at each end and rendered rear lateral stone rubble hall stack with
offsets, heightened in brick. Corrugated iron roof, hipped at front end to
outbuilding attached at left end.
Plan: 3-room-and-cross-passage plan, with straight run staircase filling the
passage. Lower end parlour to right. Hall to left with long inner room probably
originally a kitchen but divided to form a dairy between the hall and kitchen
proper. There was originally a passage to the front of the dairy connecting the 2
rooms but this was removed in C20 and the kitchen is used as a service room/lobby.
Small outbuilding probably originally a cider house, attached at right angles to
front left end forming overall L-shaped plan.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 3-window range. 3-light casements on each floor, C19
fenestration but leaded lights replaced in C20 to upper storey, 8 panes per light to
ground floor. C20 door.
Interior: mostly remodelled in C20 but C18 2 panelled door to cupboard under stairs
survives. Ceiling beams replaced in C20 but joists are probably C17. Hall
fireplace lintel replaced in C20. C19 chimneypiece to kitchen fireplace. Thin lath
and plaster partitions on each side of cross-passage.
Roof structure: consists of straight prinicipals with pegged lapped collars. No
sign of smoke-blackening.

Listing NGR: SS8250923056

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