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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: 1105130



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Parkham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Oct-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91486

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PARKHAM SS42SW 6/168 Halsbury Farmhouse 20.2.58 and attached outbuilding (formerly listed as Halsbury Farmhouse) GV. II Farmhouse. 1659 datestone (reset) to wing on right; wing to left altered in early C18. Coursed slatestone rubble; gabled asbestos slate roof, with slate roof to rear; rendered stone ridge stack to left; rendered stone rear lateral stack. L-plan with front right wing: dwelling is contained within main wing to left, which is of 3-unit plan with rear lateral stack to central parlour to right of hall. 2 storeys; 5-window range. Late C19 six-panelled (2 glazed) door set in mid C17 moulded wood architrave. Flat stone arches over C20 windows to right, early/mid C18 twelve-pane sash with thick glazing bars above door, and two early C19 six-pane sashes to left; timber lintel over late C19 horned plate-glass sash to left. Wing projecting to front right, a former outbuilding and now used as a cowhouse: left side wall has doveholes, timber lintels over mid/late C19 three-light casements in blocked doorway, timber lintel over C19 six-pane casement to first floor on left; front wall, of 3-window range, has timber lintel over C20 door, loft door above, C20 window to right and blocked window; 2-storey projecting bay to right. Two C19 outshuts to rear. Interior of house, in range to left: mid C17 chamfered beams to ground-floor rooms on left and to centre, the central room having a mid C17 plaster cornice; room to right has mid C17 ovolo-moulded stone fireplace, mid C18 plaster cornice and quatrefoil-shaped plaster panel to ceiling. First-floor has mid C18 plaster cornice. Cl9 panelled doors: panelled doors with fielded panels are mid C18, including door with C17 S-scroll hinges opposite front door. Roof not inspected. Outbuilding to right has chamfered beams, and C17 joists of large scantling to projection on right.

Listing NGR: SS4142821969

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National Grid Reference: SS 41428 21969


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