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Great Gornhay Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9101 / 50°54'36"N

Longitude: -3.4614 / 3°27'40"W

OS Eastings: 297354

OS Northings: 113305

OS Grid: SS973133

Mapcode National: GBR LK.QT3Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 36MP.RBW

Plus Code: 9C2RWG6Q+2F

Entry Name: Great Gornhay Farm

Listing Date: 6 December 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488292

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Built-Up Area: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tiverton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

TIVERTON

848-1/0/10013 GORNHAY LANE
06-DEC-01 Great Gornhay Farm

II

House. Circa early-mid C18 extension and remodelling of an earlier house; C19 and C20 alterations. Rendered stone, partly stone rubble and cob. Bitumen-coated slate hipped and gable-ended roofs. Brick axial and gable-end stacks.
PLAN: The earlier range is the rear [NE] wing, which was extended by the addition of a 2-storey 2-room plan cross-wing with a symmetrical 5-bay front facing south west. The original range was largely rebuilt in the C19, but at its north east [rear] end there is the remains of an earlier range extensively rebuilt in about the C18.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Formerly symmetrical 5-bay south west front with hipped roof and platband at first floor level, large niches at centre of ground and first floor, sash windows with glazing bars, tall 8-pane sashes on first floor [RH blocked], 12-pane sashes on ground floor, glazed garden door on left and C20 glazed door on right. Rear [NE] wing: south east front, painted brick rebuilt range on left with C19 casements on first floor and tripartite sash and porch in angle on left on ground floor; range on right with lower eaves, cob walls largely rebuilt in stone rubble, 2-light ground floor casements and circa C18 3-light first floor casements with leaded panes; outshuts at rear [NW].
INTERIOR: Only south west cross-wing inspected; ground floor room on left [NW] is completely lined in C18 fielded panelling with moulded dado rail and cornice, round-headed niche with shaped shelves in moulded architrave and fielded 6-panel door; fielded 2-and 6-panel doors on first floor; tie-beam roof structure.
Great Gornhay is a good example of an early Georgian remodelling of an earlier farmhouse.

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