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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95109
Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, EX6
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
SX 79 SW CHERITON BISHOP
9/6 Grendon Farmhouse
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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