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Burrow Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Broad Clyst, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7728 / 50°46'22"N

Longitude: -3.4331 / 3°25'59"W

OS Eastings: 299044

OS Northings: 98007

OS Grid: SX990980

Mapcode National: GBR P3.HNDK

Mapcode Global: FRA 37P1.JBP

Plus Code: 9C2RQHF8+4Q

Entry Name: Burrow Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88320

Location: Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Broad Clyst

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Broadclyst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

SX 99 NE BROADCLYST

5/4 Burrow Farmhouse
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- II

Farmhouse. Early C16 with later alterations and extensions. Cob, stone plinth,
rendered, under gabled-end slate roof. Originally a 3-room through passage plan,
the lower end to the right of passage. The Hall was formerly open, but the lower
end appears to have been of 2 storeys from the beginning. The original roof to the
inner room has not survived. Right-hand end stack; axial stack to upper end of
Hall. 2 storeys throughout.
Front: 4 window range, all 1st floor windows of 2-lights under little gables, 3 of
which are boarded, and 1 hipped and slated; 2 ground-floor doorways, that to the
right under canopy stands a little to the right of the original passage entrance.
(The opposing rear passage door also blocked). Three 2 and 3-light windows. All
casement timber, C20. Fenestration to side elevations : left-hand rear wing has one
timber sash window, hornless, 10 panes to each sash; right-hand wing with 4 late-
C19 2-light timber casement windows. Back of wings are without windows; outshut
between.
Roof: late-medieval roof over Hall and lower end; 2 lower-end trusses are clean, the
Hall principals smoke-blackened, the left-hand truss closed, and smoke-blackened to
Hall side only. Trenched purlins; apexes morticed and side pegged; diagonal ridge-
piece missing. These principals (one lower end truss with only one blade) no longer
support the present C19 roof.


Listing NGR: SX9904498007

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