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Hole Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashwater, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.772 / 50°46'19"N

Longitude: -4.3022 / 4°18'7"W

OS Eastings: 237766

OS Northings: 99459

OS Grid: SX377994

Mapcode National: GBR NN.0QRN

Mapcode Global: FRA 17W1.MR3

Plus Code: 9C2QQMCX+Q4

Entry Name: Hole Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90708

Location: Ashwater, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ashwater

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashwater St Peter ad Vincula

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

ASHWATER
SX 39 NE
3/6 Hole Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. Circa late C17/early C18. Cob on stone rubble footings, rendered to the
front, corrugated iron roof over thatch, gabled at ends. 3 chimneys: stone stack
with brick shaft on ridge heating hall, similar left end stack heating inner room,
brick chimney at right gable end. Single depth 3-room plan with entrance into off-
centre stair hall, with the hall stack backing on to the stair hall. The inner room
is heated at the left end, the lower end room may originally have been unheated with
a brick chimney inserted at the right gable end in the C19. Single storey lean-tos
to the left and right ends may be contemporary with the house, a single-storey dairy
under a lean-to roof is probably a C19 addition. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window
front with a gabled brick porch on the front to the right and a C19. 6-panel front
door. Ground floor windows to either side of the porch are 3-light late C19/early
C20 casements, 3 panes per light. The left-hand window lighting the inner room is a
C20 casement under a timber lintel. The first floor windows are high under the
eaves: first floor window left is a 4-light casement, 2 lights have 6 panes each.
The middle window is a sliding sash, 2 panes per light, the right-hand window is a 3-
light late C19 or early C20 casement, 3 panes per light. There is a large blocked
entrance on the front of the left-hand lean-to under a timber lintel. Pigeon holes
with flight ledges to the rear of the house.
Interior Stairs rise from a small entrance lobby. Early C18 2-panel door to the
lower end room at the right. To the left the hall with a large fireplace with jambs
of squared masonry and a replaced lintel. The inner room fireplace has a massive
cambered chamfered lintel on jambs of neatly squared masonry. A doorway to the left
of the fireplace leads into the left-hand lean-to. The lower end room has a circa
early C19 china cupboard probably dating from the insertion of the stack and the
conversion of the room to a parlour. Collar rafter pegged roof trusses with some C20
replacement.


Listing NGR: SX3776699459

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