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WANDERER'S KEY

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: WANDERER'S KEY

List entry Number: 1105082

Location

WANDERER'S KEY, SAINT GEORGE'S STREET

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beaford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91676

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BEAFORD SAINT GEORGE'S STREET, Beaford SS 5515 20/60 Wanderer's Key - GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Mid C17 with probably C18 addition, and late C20 alterations and additions. Rendered over cob and stone. Thatched roof, hipped to left and half- hipped to right. Brick stacks, to right-hand end and axial off-centre to right. Plan and development: C17 two-room plan, consisting of larger principal room to right (hall) with integral end stack to right, central front entrance at left-hand end and staircase in left-hand rear corner, and smaller room to left, also with end stack (possibly a later insertion). C18 one-roomed addition to left, with entrance at front. Dividing wall between 2 rooms of C17 part removed, probably in the late C20. Two storeys. Exterior: Nearly symmetrical 4-window front; late C20 two-light leaded wooden casements (in old openings). Wide doorway between first and second windows from left with wooden lintel and late C20 half-glazed door, and probably old rendered lean-to porch. Late C20 door between first and second windows from left. Interior: Right-hand ground-floor room has large joists spanning front to back and partly rebuilt C17 stone open fireplace to right which has a chamfered wooden lintel with runout stops. Probably C18 inserted stack in central room, placed at an angle. Roofspace not inspected but the feet of substantial principal rafters are visible in the first-floor rooms. This house was formerly known as Hoopers Farmhouse and/or Town Farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SS5518515054

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National Grid Reference: SS 55181 15056

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