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Statutory Address:

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

Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 60902 13892


ASHREIGNEY RIDDLECOMBE SS 61 SW 6/33 Lower Skellies Farmhouse GV II Farmhouse. Circa early to mid C17 possibly with earlier origins. C20 addition plastered cob walls. Hipped thatch roof. 2 rendered axial stacks, the left-hand one is probably stone rubble. Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan, lower room to the left has fireplace backing onto the passage. Room to right of passage presumably hall, is heated by stack at its higher end. Unheated dairy beyond it. C20 addition at rear of left-hand end. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front of early-mid C10 1,2 and 3-light casements, C19 or early gabled open-fronted porch to left of centre with decorative barge-board and part-glazed door behind. Probably C18 barn extending from left-hand end with lower hipped corrugated iron roof, 1st floor loading hatch and central doorway below it. Interior: left-hand room has cambered wooden lintel to fireplace, chamfered with hollow step stops. Roof timbers are encased on 1st floor and there is no access is the roof-space. They may be of interest, however.

Listing NGR: SS6090213892


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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: IOE01/10315/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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