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

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1105590
Date first listed:
07-Nov-1985
Statutory Address:
GRANARY WITH DOVECOT OVER ABOUT 30 METRES NORTH WEST OF SMALLACOMBE FARMHOUSE

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Location

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

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

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Lifton
National Grid Reference:
SX 37148 86162

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
92369
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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