Photos: Devon, Monkleigh, Orchard Farm
   


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P0801 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0801 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Orchard Farm viewed from Orchard Road facing towards Rudha Bridge. The 1861 Census lists John and Ann Chanpion with their children Mary, Thirza, Elizabeth and William living at Orchard Road. 
 
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P0802 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0802 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Close-up view of Orchard Farm House 
 
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P0803 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0803 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Now a live stock barn, this was the school house at Orchard Farm in 1861. 
 
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P0804 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0804 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
View of outbuilding at Orchard Farm, constructed from stone and cob. 
 
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P0805 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
P0805 Orchard Farm, Monkleigh, Devon 2004
Close up view of out building construction from lime, stone and cob, an ancient building material made from local clay and straw, and sometimes included local plant materials ranging from heather to hay or similar long grasses. The roof would originally have been thatched straw. 
 

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