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Yardworthy Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6511 / 50°39'3"N

Longitude: -3.8697 / 3°52'10"W

OS Eastings: 267922

OS Northings: 85158

OS Grid: SX679851

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.T7QV

Mapcode Global: FRA 27SC.284

Entry Name: Yardworthy Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94615

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 68 NE CHAGFORD

3/86 Yardworthy Farmhouse
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GV II

Farmhouse with adjoining stables. Probably C18, enlarged and refurbished in mid C19.
Granite stone rubble with large dressed granite quoins, plastered to the front;
granite stacks topped with C20 brick; slate roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and development: L-shaped building with the main block facing south-south-east,
say south. The original house is the 2-room section at the left (west) end and then
it had a right end stack to the larger room. Now these 2 rooms have been knocked
together. In the mid C19 the house was extended to right (east). A new staircase
and entrance hall were provided against the back of the stack and a parlour beyond
with an end stack. A straight join between the 2 builds shows to rear. At the same
time a stable block was built projecting forwards at right angles from the left
(west) end. Irregularities in the walling may suggest that this was a rebuilding of
an earlier block. 2 storeys.
Exterior: irregular 3-window front, the right 2-window section of horned 12-pane
sashes and the left 1-window section of C20 casements with glazing bars. Main front
doorway a little right of centre contains a C20 plank door and a segmental fanlight
containing C19 radial pattern of glazing bars. The head of the fanlight is made from
a single piece of granite. Secondary door at the left end contains a C19 plank door
behind a C20 porch with monopitch roof of corrugated iron. The inner side of the
stable block has a central stable-type door flanked by granite buttresses and a fixed
pane window each side. Row of pigeon holes over the right window. Both roofs are
gable-ended. The rear of the main block shows that the roof of the older section was
raised when the house was extended.
Interior has plain carpentry detail. Roof not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX6792285158

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