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Grendon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Drewsteignton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7202 / 50°43'12"N

Longitude: -3.829 / 3°49'44"W

OS Eastings: 270985

OS Northings: 92770

OS Grid: SX709927

Mapcode National: GBR QD.1S50

Mapcode Global: FRA 27W5.L3Q

Entry Name: Grendon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95109

Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Drewsteignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cheriton Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 79 SW CHERITON BISHOP

9/6 Grendon Farmhouse

II


Farmhouse. C16 with C17 improvements and C18 alterations. Plastered cob on rubble
footings; cob, rubble and granite stacks topped with C19 brick; thatched roof.
3-room-and-through-passage plan with inner room at west end. Now 2 storeys
throughout facing south. Massive granite hall fireplace backing onto passage and
end stacks to service and inner rooms, the latter projecting from gable end. Roof
hipped to right (service end). Irregular 5-window front of mostly C19 timber
casements with glazing bars. First floor centre 2-light and centre-right 3-light
casements probably C18 with leaded panes. Front door with C20 corrugated iron
monopitch hood. Hall has late C16 and C17 features; oak plank-and-muntin screen
with moulded head at upper end, oak, flat-arched doorframe in rear wall now to
outshot but originally for stair turret to chamber over inner room, granite
fireplace with heavy bead-moulded oak lintel and inserted brick side-oven, and
rebated ovolo-moulded crossbeam with step stops. Service room rebuilt in C18 with
rough chamfered crossbeam and end fireplace, now blocked. Roof inaccessible.
Site first mentioned in C11 charter and deeds said to survive back to 1642.


Listing NGR: SX7098592770

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