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GRANARY WITH DOVECOT OVER ABOUT 30 METRES NORTH WEST OF SMALLACOMBE FARMHOUSE

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: GRANARY WITH DOVECOT OVER ABOUT 30 METRES NORTH WEST OF SMALLACOMBE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1105590

Location

GRANARY WITH DOVECOT OVER ABOUT 30 METRES NORTH WEST OF SMALLACOMBE FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lifton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Nov-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 92369

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Details

SW 38 NE LIFTON

2/123 Granary with dovecot over about 30m - north west of Smallacombe Farmhouse

GV II*

Granary with dovecot over. Circa early C18. Flemish bond brick with bitumen-painted slate roof with low pitched gables at ends and to the front. 2 storeys with granary raised on 12 brick staddles and first floor dovecot. Symmetrical front with central entrance to granary reached by a probably C19 flight of stone steps replacing a timber ladder. 2 round-headed niches on front to right and left of door have brick arches. First floor entrance to dovecot below a later brick arch and rectangular recess. Bullseyes with brick voussoirs to either side of the entrance, 1 preserves its glazing bars. Pigeon entrance under a Diocletian lunette arch in the front gable with brick arches. Bullseye ventilation holes to left and right sides of dovecot, 1 retains an ornamental slate louvre. Some pigeon holes below ventilators. Interior Not inspected but said to contain 7 tiers of nest holes, 13 holes to each tier with unusual rear inter-communication (Copeland). An unusually grand building of its type and probably designed in conjunction with the rebuilding of the farmhouse. G.W. Copeland, T.D.A., vol. 75 (1943), pp. 267 - 272.

Listing NGR: SX3714886162

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of Devonshire Association' in Transactions of Devonshire Association, , Vol. 75, (1943), 267-272

National Grid Reference: SX 37148 86162

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