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South Hill Farmhouse twenty Acres

A Grade II Listed Building in South Tawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7737 / 50°46'25"N

Longitude: -3.8812 / 3°52'52"W

OS Eastings: 267453

OS Northings: 98807

OS Grid: SX674988

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.CQR2

Mapcode Global: FRA 27R1.HRG

Plus Code: 9C2RQ4F9+FG

Entry Name: South Hill Farmhouse twenty Acres

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94965

Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

Civil Parish: South Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1/171 South Hill Farmhouse
(Twenty Acres on O.S.)


Small farmhouse. Mid or late C17, late C19 extension. The older section is
plastered cob on stone rubble footings with cob or stone rubble stack and thatch
roof; the C19 section is brick with brick stack and slate roof.
Plan and development: 2-room plan house facing south. The left room is the
original part; apparently a 1-room plan cottage with projecting left (west) gable-
end stack. Mid or late C19 1-room plan extension on right (east) end with gable-end
stack. 2 storeys with C20 outshot to rear.
Exterior: nearly symmetrical 3-window front of C20 casements with glazing bars
despite the difference in walling materials. Central doorway contains a C20 plank
door. Former doorway now occupied by ground floor left window. Roof is gable-
Interior: in the C17 room there is a large soffit-chamfered crossbeam and the
rubble fireplace has a soffit-chamfered oak lintel. Roof not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX6745398807

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