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Tillhouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranbrook, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7517 / 50°45'6"N

Longitude: -3.4055 / 3°24'19"W

OS Eastings: 300943

OS Northings: 95616

OS Grid: SY009956

Mapcode National: GBR P4.43VQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37R3.338

Plus Code: 9C2RQH2V+MQ

Entry Name: Tillhouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88366

Location: Cranbrook, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Cranbrook

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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6/51 Tillhouse Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Probably a C15 core with later insertions and alterations. Cob, stone
plinth, rendered, with gabled-end thatched roof. Originally a 3-room through
passage plan with 2-storeyed front porch. Upper end to right of passage; rear
lateral stack heating hall, rear right-hand end stack heating inner room: left-hand
end stack now dismantled. 2-storeys throughout.
Front: porch, slightly left of centre, gabled-end thatched roof, the lower part now
enclosed by stone and brick side walls but possibly open originally; 2-light window
above with C19 wooden casement (6 panes to each light); fascia. 3-window range to
each side of porch. First floor windows 3-light C19 wooden casements throughout,
with 6 panes to each light. At ground-floor level, the windows have been altered:
central windows to each side now doors (the right-hand door undr a glazed porch),
but to extreme left, a C18 4-light timber casement window, 6 panes to each light.
Rear of house with one 2-light window above passage; and to one side of back stack a
small C19 2-light casement (6 panes to each light) set between floors, and marking
what was originally the main flight of stairs. Present main stairs inserted into
passage; rear door, opposing front entrance, now a C20 3-light window. Some Cl7
carpentry visible internally, including a heavily chamfered beam in lower end with
scroll stops. Evidence of left-hand end fireplace.
Roof: 8 bays, much renewed, but some evidence of smoke-blackening above hall.
Principals, morticed and side-pegged at apex, original ridge-piece largely missing;
collars side pegged, purlins trenched into trusses.

Listing NGR: SY0094395616

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