BOYTON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105709
Date first listed:
21-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
BOYTON FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOYTON FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Whitchurch
National Park:
DARTMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SX 50536 71824

Details

WHITCHURCH SX 57 SW 7/159 Boyton Farmhouse - 21.3.67 II Farmhouse. C17, front range added and rear much altered c. 1810, with some C20 alterations. Rubble, slate-hung above rendered plinth, rendered to sides and whitewashed to rear. Slate roof and gable end stacks to front range, stack to outer side of rear wing, possibly of the original C17 build. Early C19 building of single depth plan with central entrance to passage and principal room to right and left, each heated by gable end stack, stair hall to rear right. The overall plan is double depth, with service rooms to rear and service stair to left, incorporating earlier building of uncertain plan, single-storey kitchen outshut to rear right, possibly original kitchen to rear right, heated by stack to outer side. Front of 2 storeys and 3 windows, all C20 casements, ground floor has casement right and left of central porch with round-arched hood on wooden chamfered posts, 6- panelled fielded door with fanlight with glazing bars. Left gable end has 4-pane sash with segmental head at first floor left, small single attic light to left. Right gable end has tall narrow stair light with round head and C20 replacement glazing bars, small single attic light; single storey rubble lean-to. Rear has rubble kitchen outshut to right with chamfered outer wall, C20 door and 2-light casement. Central bay stepped forward with tall rubble stack to left side, granite quoins, C20 window at ground and first floor; to left a single-storey lean-to with corrugated iron roof, 3-pane light and door, C20 window above at first floor of main range. Interior Early C19 interior of high quality and unusual plan. The central passage has wall curved to right and left of entrance, forming a semi-circular inner porch, and to rear the walls are also curved, forming a circular area, with vaulted ceiling; pilasters to corners, cornice with Vitruvian scroll frieze and Greek key carved architraves to doors to principal rooms, except side to door to room to left, which appears to have been a later C19 alteration, all other doors 4-panelled . Stair well to rear right has narrow open-well stair with stick balusters, carved string and wreathed handrail. Room at ground floor right has reeded cornice. At first floor, panelled doors to principal rooms, front room to right has plain cornice and C19 cast iron grate. In rear, at ground floor, kitchen outshut has access to front through granite doorway, 4-centred arched, chamfered and step-stopped, heavy door with studs and strap hinges; this may have been original door to passage, possibly reset. To rear left, between kitchen outshut and front room, an unheated room formerly used for salting, and the rear service stair which is continued to attic level.

Listing NGR: SX5053671824

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
94069
Legacy System:
LBS

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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