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Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 41481 26728


ABBOTSHAM RIXLADE SS42NW 2/23 Old Rixlade II Farmhouse. Late C17/early C18 with C19 alterations. Colourwashed render over coursed slatestone rubble with some cob; gabled slate roof; external left end stack of stone; rendered stone ridge stack and right end stacks. 3-unit plan with through-passage to right of central hall and C19 rear outshut. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Late C19 half-glazed door set in bracketed and pedimented architrave, flanked by late C19 canted bay windows with horned plate-glass sashes. Flat rendered arches over early C19 sixteen-pane sash to left and 12-pane sashes on first floor. Similar 12-pane sash and late C19 horned 12-pane sash in left gable end. Interior: early/mid C19 dog-leg staircase with landing to rear, with stick balusters and turned newels; room to left has chamfered beam, two C18 plank doors, a C18 panelled door and a C19 fireplace surround; first floor has C18 panelled door; A-frame roof trusses each with ridge purlin set in crossed apex, and trenching and pegs to hold through purlins (now gone); roof pitch widened in C19.

Listing NGR: SS4148126728


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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