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Latitude: 50.6041 / 50°36'14"N
Longitude: -4.2696 / 4°16'10"W
OS Eastings: 239492
OS Northings: 80725
OS Grid: SX394807
Mapcode National: GBR NQ.C74X
Mapcode Global: FRA 17YG.NH9
Entry Name: Holland
Listing Date: 7 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326682
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92253
Location: Bradstone, West Devon, Devon, PL19
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Bradstone
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 38 SE BRADSTONE
Farmhouse. Circa late C16. Rendered stone rubble and cob with metal sheet roof with
gable ends. Brick shafts on right-hand gable end and to right of entrance. Probably
3 room and cross passage, extended on right-hand higher end and to rear of higher end
with short wing. Cross passage now blocked possibly by re-orientation of fireplace.
2 storeys overall 5-window range, symmetrical 2 windows to both storeys to right of
2-storey porch and asymmetrical fenestration to left of porch with 2 ground storey
windows and one above disposed towards the central porch.
Ground floor, to left of porch. 2 C20 windows. Segmental moulded granite arch in
2-storey porch with C20 part glazed door. To right, 2 C19 3-light casements with
First floor with C19 2-light casement with glazing bars directly to left of porch. 2
similar windows to right of porch above ground floor openings. C19 2-light casement
beneath C19 segmental arch in gable end of porch.
Interior Room to left of porch with 2, partly exposed heavy chamfered ceiling beams
with run-out stops. Left-hand beam with notches cut out on both sides possibly
originally for muntins of a timber screen. Room beyond to north has had earlier
ceiling beams removed. Present baffle entry plan possibly result of the
re-orientation of a fireplace which backed onto cross passage heating room to right
of porch. Fireplace now heats room to left of porch. Plastered ceiling to room to
right of porch. Room on far right (south) possibly added in C19. Thinner stone
rubble gable end, change in height of ceiling, modern grate. High quality C19 king
post truss roof with boarded underside slope. Repair work by Kelly Estate.
Appears as Holland in mid C17 records. Part of lands belonging to Bidlake in
Bridstowe. Probably came into Bidlake hands by a 1408 marriage.
Hoskins W. G. D C M Q/22 (1942-1946) 323/ Devonshire Gentry in Carolean Times.
Listing NGR: SX3949380725
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