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HER Number:MDV79802
Name:Yeat Farmhouse


Seventeenth century farmhouse with later alterations.


Grid Reference:SX 380 859
Map Sheet:SX38NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLifton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLIFTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 92376

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Dore, J., 1985, Yeat Farmhouse (Un-published). SDV347070.

Conservation Officer's sketches and photos.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Yeat Farmhouse.
Farmhouse. 17th century with later alterations. Rendered stone and cob. Asbestos slate roofs gabled at right end, hipped at left end, formerly thatched. 3 stacks on ridge with brick shafts: stone stack at left gable end, rendered stack at left end of higher end, stone stack at centre of higher end. 2 builds, cob at the lower end, stone at the higher end. Probably originally 3 room and through or cross passage plan with circa 19th century rear addition. Internal alterations have obscured the original plan, gabled front wing to higher end. The lower end has a lower roofline. 2 storeys. 1 + 3 window front. Present entrance into lean-to adjoining front at right. 2 entrances into lower end, 1 on front at left, a second on front at right possibly the passage doorway. Ground floor window in front projection is a pair of 6-pane sashes. Ground floor window right is a 3-light granite 17th century mullioned window with casements with glazing bars. First floor window in lower end is a 19th century 16-pane sash. 2 8-pane 19th century or 20th century sashes and 1 20th century casement to first floor of higher end. Interior Fireplaces partly blocked and ceiling of middle room boarded over, possibly concealing earlier features. Roofspace not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347070Un-published: Dore, J.. 1985. Yeat Farmhouse. File Note. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 20 2011 11:44AM