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Woodroberts Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Winkleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8766 / 50°52'35"N

Longitude: -3.9563 / 3°57'22"W

OS Eastings: 262462

OS Northings: 110386

OS Grid: SS624103

Mapcode National: GBR KW.T1L1

Mapcode Global: FRA 26LS.JHC

Entry Name: Woodroberts Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90935

Location: Winkleigh, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Winkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Winkleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WINKLEIGH
SS 61 SW
6/144 Woodroberts Farmhouse
II
Farmhouse. Early to mid C17 with late C18 or early C19 addition. Plastered cob
walls. Gable-ended thatch roof. 3 brick stacks, one at each gable end and one
axial.
Plan: at present main range has 3-room plan but the right-hand end room, although
heated, is very narrow and the stack of the adjoining room projects into it so it
may be an addition. The 2 rooms to the left are roughly equal sized each with a
fireplace in the end wall, and with a central through-passage. In the late C18 or
early C19 a 2-storey lean-to was added along the rear wall.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front. 3 3-light late C18 or early C19
leaded pane casements on 1st floor and a similar 4-light one on the ground floor to
left. C20 2-light casements to right on each floor and a 3-light one to right of
centre on the ground floor. C19 or early C20 part-glazed door at centre. 2-storey
leanto along rear wall, also with some leaded lights.
Interior: left-hand room has chamfered and hollow step-stopped cross beams. The
right-hand end room has a chamfered axial beam and chamfered wooden lintel to
fireplace. 3 original roof trusses survive consisting of straight principals with
trenched purlins and collars halved on with notched lap joints.
This house survives in a very traditional state both internally and externally.
Other features such as original fireplaces also probably survive but have been
concealed.


Listing NGR: SS6246210386

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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