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Latitude: 50.6089 / 50°36'32"N
Longitude: -4.2021 / 4°12'7"W
OS Eastings: 244281
OS Northings: 81114
OS Grid: SX442811
Mapcode National: GBR NT.BSKZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 272G.JPY
Entry Name: East Quither Farmhouse
Listing Date: 7 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326335
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92510
Location: Milton Abbot, West Devon, Devon, PL19
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Milton Abbot
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 48 SW MILTON ABBOT QUITHER
6/268 East Quither Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17 origins, partly remodelled in the C19. Stone rubble, whitewashed and
rendered to first floor, slate roof gabled at ends. Projecting left gable end stack
with set-offs, rendered chimney shaft at right gable end, brick chimney shaft on
ridge. 3 room and through passage plan with hall stack backing on to the passage.
The lower end and 2-storey porch largely rebuilt and re-roofed in the C19. Circa C18
rear outshut under catslide roof to rear right, circa C19 lean-to at rear left. 2
storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window front with small gabled projection on front right of
centre. 2-storey gabled porch to passage on front to left of centre, porch slate-
hung to the first floor. The porch masonry is brough to course and the porch is
probably rebuilt. Chamfered arched granite doorway, lintel replaced, jambs have ball
and pyramid stops. Three C17 3-light granite mullioned windows on ground floor to
right of porch have 3-panes per light and iron stanchions. Ground floor window to
left of porch has a 2-light C19 casement 6-panes per light. First floor windows are
C19 and C20 2- and 3-light casements with glazing bars. 2 of the rear outshut
windows are under timber lintels.
Interior Rear door of through passage now blocked. The hall fireplace has a
chamfered lintel with ogee stops. Pegged trusses are probably late C17. Quither was
part of the Manor of Tavistock Abbey at Domesday. In 1686 Thomas Rundle, Bishop of
Derry 1734-43 was born at East Quither.
Listing NGR: SX4428181114
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