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Thorn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympstone, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6523 / 50°39'8"N

Longitude: -3.4183 / 3°25'5"W

OS Eastings: 299831

OS Northings: 84588

OS Grid: SX998845

Mapcode National: GBR P4.BLDF

Mapcode Global: FRA 37QB.XTP

Plus Code: 9C2RMH2J+WM

Entry Name: Thorn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88527

Location: Lympstone, East Devon, Devon, EX8

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Lympstone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lympstone Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

SX 98 SE LYMPSTONE EXMOUTH ROAD (east side),
Lympstone
5/27 Thorn Farmhouse
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- II

Farmhouse. C17, possibly incorporating earlier work. Roughcast cob, on stone
footings; gabled-end pantiled roof. Formerly a 3-room, through-passage plan house,
the service-end to the right of the passage. Hall heated by large front external
lateral stack, with a pair of pantiled off-sets; inner room and service end now both
heated by internal front lateral stacks, both presumably C20. Rear wing (much
remodelled) heated by an end stack that has an exceptionally tall stack, of brick
with many off-sets, which forms a striking feature in the local landscape. 2
storeys.
Front: 4-window range; 1st floor with one casement window of 2-light and 3 of 3-
lights; ground floor with 2-light French window to hall; 2-light casement window to
service end; planked, panelled and quarter glazed door to passage.
Interior: not inspected; chamfered ceiling beam to service end; hall with deeply
chamfered beam; inner room ceiling beam with ovolo moulding. Roof apparently with
straight principals, crossed and pegged at apex.


Listing NGR: SX9983184588

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