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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: 1104663



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: 90723

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ASHWATER HIGHER PRESTACOTT SX 39 NE 3/21 Over Prestacott - II Farmhouse. Circa late C17/early C18, C19 fenestration. Rendered colourwashed cob on stone rubble footings, asbestos slate roof gabled at ends, formerly thatched, large rendered stack on ridge with brick chimney shaft, C19 brick chimney at right gable end. 2 room and through passage plan with the hall stack backing on to the passage and the lower end room probably originally unheated with a stack inserted in the C19. It is possible that there was originally an inner room which no longer exists and that the plan was 3 room and through passage. Rear left single-storey lean-to for dairy, now converted to a kitchen, is probably also C19. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3- window front with a C20 gabled porch. First floor window above porch is a 2-light C19 casement panes per light. Other windows 3-light C19 casements, 9 panes per light, all windows have internal iron stanchions. Interior The passage is intact. The hall fireplace has C19 timber jambs and lintel, the lintel said to conceal an earlier one. A new roof was put on over the old trusses, which have been truncated, when the thatch was replaced with asbestos slate.

Listing NGR: SX3912896101

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National Grid Reference: SX 39053 96343


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