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LEIGHBARN

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.

Name: LEIGHBARN

List entry Number: 1104720

Location

LEIGHBARN, BURROUGH ROAD

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Northam

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 90561

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

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National Grid Reference: SS 45141 28885

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