This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SS 4836-4936 BRAUNTON SOUTH STREET, Braunton
12/107 Nos. 30 and 32 -
2 houses adjoining, formerly one farmhouse. C16 or earlier. Heavy render to No.
30, roughcast rendered to No. 32. Rubble and cob with pantiled roof gable end to right hipped to left. Rubble and brick stack at left end and large lateral stack to front with offsets and extended tapered cap. Possibly originally 3-cell plan but internal divisions much altered. 2 storey, 5 window range. No. 30 has C20 door to left of stack. C20 casement and 3-light casement (4 panes each light) over 2 timber sashes with marginal glazing bars to right. No. 32 has two 2-light casements that to right inserted in former larger opening over sash with marginal glazing bars each side of C20 half-glazed door. Interesting 4-stage roof structure with smoke- blackened truss with heavy straight principals threaded purlins and ridge purlin over former open hall. Later covered in with lath and plaster partition to form dividing wall between the 2 dwellings. 3 probably C18 trusses of light scantling at upper end. 2 further replacements at lower end in C19 with carpenters marks, the entire structure raised in C20 to form continuous roof line. Plain moulded cornice to chamber over hall otherwise interior much altered.
Listing NGR: SS4876836416
Copyright IoE Mr Robin Mellor. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Mellor, Robin
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Cob, Pantile, Render, Roughcast, Rubble, Timber, Medieval Farmhouse, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument <By Form>