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Whipples Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Holcombe Rogus, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9814 / 50°58'53"N

Longitude: -3.3343 / 3°20'3"W

OS Eastings: 306433

OS Northings: 121068

OS Grid: ST064210

Mapcode National: GBR LQ.LH3R

Mapcode Global: FRA 36XJ.0W8

Entry Name: Whipples Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95951

Location: Holcombe Rogus, Mid Devon, Devon, TA21

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Holcombe Rogus

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holcombe Rogus All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HOLCOMBE ROGUS
ST 02 SE
2/103 Whipples Farmhouse, Tracebridge
-
- II

C16 or C17. Plastered stone rubble, probably with cob; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 and C20 brick; slate roof, formerly thatch.
Plan and development: apparently a 3-room-and-through-passage plan house facing
south-south-east, say south. Unheated inner room at the right (east) end. The hall has an axial stack backing onto the passage and a newel stair turret projects to rear. The service end room, probably a kitchen, has a gable-end stack. Since no internal inspection was available at the time of this survey it is not possible to determine the historic development of the house. Nevertheless it seems likely that the house began in the C16 as some form of open hall house. It is now 2 storeys throughout.
Exterior: irregular 4-window front of C19 and C20 casements with glazing bars. The passage front doorway is left of centre and is behind a C20 conservatory. Roof is gable-ended. No rear windows except for a tiny light to the newel stair.
Interior: was not available for inspection at the time of this survey although C16 and C17 carpentry detail is suspected. A full internal survey should be undertaken before any works here lest early features be destroyed.


Listing NGR: ST0643321068

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