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Pitt Farmhouse Including Adjoining Store to South-West

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton Hamlets, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7882 / 50°47'17"N

Longitude: -3.6849 / 3°41'5"W

OS Eastings: 281329

OS Northings: 100090

OS Grid: SS813000

Mapcode National: GBR L7.ZQ98

Mapcode Global: FRA 3750.88F

Entry Name: Pitt Farmhouse Including Adjoining Store to South-West

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95187

Location: Crediton Hamlets, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Crediton Hamlets

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Crediton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 80 SW CREDITON HAMLETS

3/86 Pitt Farmhouse including
adjoining store to
south-west

II


House and adjoining store, formerly cottages and adjoining linhay. Possibly C17
but mostly early and late C19. Plastered cob and rubble with sections built of
brick, rubble or brick stacks topped with late C19 brick; wheat reed thatched
roof. L-shaped building with main block facing south-east and rear block behind
right end. Roof hipped each end. 4-cell front block comprising 2-room house with
end stacks and rear block to right and 2-room store and workshop to left, partly
open fronted. Irregular 4-window front of C19 and C20 wooden casements, all except
one with glazing bars. 3 doors to right of open bay, one to workshop and one to
each domestic room. Left side of house built of late C19 brick and both door and
ground floor window have segmental arch heads. Open-fronted section at left end
shows one full height timber post from former 3-bay linhay, and it seems likely
that adjoining brick section of house encroached into 2 bays of linhay. Plain
carpentry detail inside includes presumably reused C17 scroll-stopped crossbeam to
brick-built cell and several C18 or early C19 plank doors. Originally it seems
right front room and rear block were built as a small farmhouse with adjoining
linhay.


Listing NGR: SS8132900090

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