LEIGHBARN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1104720

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1973

Statutory Address: LEIGHBARN, BURROUGH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LEIGHBARN, BURROUGH ROAD

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Northam

National Grid Reference: SS 45141 28885

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BURROUGH ROAD, 1. 1457 NORTHAM Leighbarn SS 4528 5/77 II

2. C18. The only pre-C19 building on the property, rectangular, stone, now with machine tile roof. Adapted as dwelling. Formerly with old timber lintols to openings. Some former pigeon-holes remain. Burrough House, the ancient manor house originally on this site was the home of Stephen and William Burrough, explorer and Vice-Admiral respectively, in Elizabethan times. Later the seat of the Leighs. Kingsley's probably mythical character, Amyas Leigh was supposed to have lived here. Later the home of C18 Admiral Barton. The house was entirely rebuilt in 1868, later divided into 2 properties, Burrough House and Burrough Farm.

Listing NGR: SS4514128885

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 90561

Legacy System: LBS

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