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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1104654



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ashwater

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 90709

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ASHWATER SX 49 NW 4/7 House about 50m west of Blagaton - Farmhouse II House, in use as store. C17 with some minor circa mid C19 alterations when the house was divided into 2 cottages. Rendered cob on stone rubble footings, corrugated iron roofs gabled at ends formerly thatched. Massive stone stack on ridge heating hall, right gable end stack heating lower end no longer exists. 3 rooms and through or cross passage plan, the hall heated by a stack backing on to the passage, the inner room very narrow and unheated and the lower end heated at the right gable end. When the house was divided the entrance was altered to a baffle entry with the passage forming a narrow room at the lower end. The roof trusses were replaced circa late C19/early C20. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front, front door leading into a lobby in front of the stack has a sloping slate roof. Separate entrance into lower end to the right probably constructed when the house was divided. C19 fenestration to the front elevation with 2- and 3-light casements with glazing bars. 2 timber C17 mullioned windows to the rear, 1 lighting the inner room has a king mullion and 1 diamond section mullion surviving. A 2-light timber mullioned window lights the rear wall of the passage. Interior The hall fireplace has squared stone rubble jambs and a chamfered lintel with straight cut stops, 1 chamfered axial beam to hall. A plastered partition wall between the hall and inner room is probably post C17. The lower end fireplace has a chamfered timber lintel. The stubs of the truncated C17 principal rafters exist below the circa late C19/early C20 trusses.

Listing NGR: SX4128397901

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National Grid Reference: SX 41283 97901


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