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Solland Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sampford Courtenay, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7996 / 50°47'58"N

Longitude: -3.97 / 3°58'11"W

OS Eastings: 261269

OS Northings: 101854

OS Grid: SS612018

Mapcode National: GBR KV.YXS6

Mapcode Global: FRA 26KZ.K4M

Entry Name: Solland Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93043

Location: Sampford Courtenay, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Sampford Courtenay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sampford Courtenay St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SAMPFORD COURTENAY
SS 60 SW
5/160 Solland Farmhouse
II
Farmhouse. Early C17 possibly with medieval origins, altered in C19. Rendered cob
walls. Thatch roof gabled to left end hipped to right end. Slightly projecting
rendered rubble stack at left gable end with brick shaft, brick axial stack and
projecting rubble and granite ashlar lateral stack at rear with brick shaft. A
brick stack adjoins it.
Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan with lower end to the right possibly extended
at the higher end. Hall stack backs onto the passage, lower room heated by rear
lateral stack. The house was probably extended at the higher end in the C18 or C19
when an untreated wing was also added to the rear of it. In the early - mid C19 a
passage was created between the hall and inner room and stairs put into the rear
wing.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front of circa early C20 small-paned 2
and 3-light casements. To left of centre is C19 6-panel door with rectangular
fanlight above. In front of the right-hand end of the house a cob wall has been
built enclosing a small courtyard and a C19 4-panel door opens from the house into
it. At the rear a wide wing projects from the right-hand end with a cob leanto to
its left.
Interior: hall has a framed beamed ceiling but the beams are cased in plaster. The
higher end wall has a section of C17 panelling which would have formed a rack to a
bench. C18 roof structure which is of simple pegged A-frame type but the existence
of one apparently smoke-blackened common rafter by the hall stacks suggest that a
medieval roof preceeded it.


Listing NGR: SS6126901854

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