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Moor Edge Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Broad Clyst, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7729 / 50°46'22"N

Longitude: -3.4481 / 3°26'52"W

OS Eastings: 297990

OS Northings: 98032

OS Grid: SX979980

Mapcode National: GBR P2.XQBB

Mapcode Global: FRA 37N1.JJ4

Entry Name: Moor Edge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88426

Location: Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East 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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Listing Text


5/113 Moor Edge Farmhouse

Former farmhouse. Circa 1500 or earlier, with later modifications. Cob, stone
plinth, rendered, with half-hipped thatched roof. Originally a 3-room, through-
passage plan. The lower end (to the right of passage) rebuilt since 1950. 2 end
stacks and 2 external rear lateral stacks. 2 storeys.
Front: Scattered fenestration; 2 doorways, one to the extreme left, the main doorway
(to through passage) set between 2 buttresses, and with thatched timber porch; 3
ground-floor windows and 3 at 1st floor, lintels at eaves level, all casements
timber, C20.
Rear: 2 entrances, one to the rebuilt lower end, the other opposed to front passage
door and left of the external lateral stack heating Hall. 5 ground-floor 2-light
windows, and three 2-light windows to 1st floor, all timber casements, C20; one
upper 3-light window, timber casement, 8 leaded panes to each light, late C18/early
Interior: Hall retains 2 plank and muntin screens, that to passage side with
unchamfered studs, joists trenched into bressumer, one joist a reused moulded
timber. Screen to parlour end, studs chamfered with mason's mitres, and step stops
low down. Fireplace: chamfered timber lintel, and stone back with various alcoves.
Axial beam with pyramid stops. Hall ceiling 12" above floor level of adjacent
Roof: 2 jointed crucks with trenched purlins; apexes morticed and side pegged;
left-hand end hip cruck. Entire higher end smoke blackened. Later roof over the

Listing NGR: SX9799098032

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

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