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Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 65931 13468


ASHREIGNEY COPY LAKE SS 61 SE 7/23 Bridge Farmhouse II Farmhouse. Early C17 with C18 and C19 additions. Rubble and rendered cob walls. Gable ended thatch roof; slate and corrugated iron to additions at right end. 3 brick stone rubble stacks, one lateral at rear and one at each gable end with brick shafts. Plan: 3 room and through-passage plan, lower end to the left with 2 storey porch in front of passage. Hall heated by rear lateral stack. Lower and inner room stacks may have been inserted in the C19. Probably C18 dairy outshut built behind inner room, with C19 outshut adjoining it. Attached at the right end of the house (beyond the inner room) is a C19 outbuilding, possibly a wash-house which adjoins a C18 shippon beyond it. Exterior: 2 storeys. Long asymmetrical 6-window front of C20 small paned 2- and 3- light casements. C20 part-glazed stable-type door to right of centre. 2 storey hipped roof C17 porch to left of centre with square-headed doorway which has ovolo- moulded wooden lintel. Early C20 panelled and glazed door behind porch. Slate roofed 1-window C19 addition at right-hand end with pentice slate roof in front resting on low stone wall with brick piers. Corrugated iron roofed shippon beyond with doorway on front wall and 2-light square section wooden mullion window on end wall. Interior: the passage has a plank and muntin screen to either side with ovolo- moulded muntins which have hollow step stops. Lower room has fireplace with rough wooden lintel. Hall fireplace has ovolo-moulded wooden lintel which has hollow step stops. Brick oven. Inner room fireplace has plainwooden lintel. Probably C17 roof trusses consisting of substantial straight principals with purlins resting on their backs. This house preserves an attractive traditional exterior and some good quality internal carpentry.

Listing NGR: SS6593113468


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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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Date: 19 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10315/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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