Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1104426

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1988

Statutory Address: TOWN FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: TOWN FARMHOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Alwington

National Grid Reference: SS 40486 23214


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ALWINGTON SS42SW 6/51 Town Farmhouse GV. II Farmhouse. C17, with probable earlier origins; C19 alterations; roof pitch widened and bay to right of door rebuilt in early C19. Colourwashed render over coursed slatestone render; C20 concrete tile roof, hipped to right and with half hip to left; late C19 brick ridge stack to right; stone right end stack finished in late C18/early C19 brick; gable end stack to rear left of rendered stone finished in C20 brick; rear lateral stack (to central hall) of rendered stone finished in C20 brick. L-plan with stair-turret set in angle of cross wing to left: main range is of 3-unit plan with cross passage to right of central hall. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Canted C20 hood over mid C19 six-panelled (2 glazed) door. Flat rendered arches over early C19 twelve-pane above 16-pane sashes, and 2 blind windows to right. C17 stair turret with early C19 horizontal sliding sash to left. C19 glazing-bar casement set in heavy pegged frame in right gable end. C19 outshut and C20 porch to rear. Cross wing projecting to front left has flat rendered arches over 2 late C19 horned plate-glass sashes. Interior: early/mid C19 dog-leg with landing staircase in cross passage; room to left (the central firmer hall) has C17 chamfered beams, bressummer over open fireplace and C17 doorway with ovolo-moulded architrave to mid C19 dog-leg stairs with winders in stair turret. Front room of cross wing has C19 plank door, C17 chamfered beams and stop-chamfered bressummer over open fireplace; roof not inspected but principal rafters for A-frame trusses noted. The position of the beams in the central hall suggests that the present C17 ceiling was inserted into a former open hall.

Listing NGR: SS4047823208


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Legacy System number: 91368

Legacy System: LBS

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