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BOWDEN 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: BOWDEN FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1106085

Location

BOWDEN FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Drewsteignton

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94820

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History

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Details

SX 79 SW DREWSTEIGNTON

5/24 Bowden Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. C17, mostly rebuilt after a fire circa 1880. The older part is plastered cob on stone rubble footings, the C19 build is plastered stone rubble with brick dressings; stone rubble stacks topped with C19 brick; thatch roof. Plan: T-shaped building. The main block faces south. It is entirely C19. It has a 3-room plan with 2 axial stacks and the entrance hall with the main stair is between the centre and left rooms. 1-room plan rear wing projecting at right angles left of centre. This is all that remains of the C17 farmhouse. It has a gable-end stack. 2 storeys. Exterior. Regular but not symmetrical 5-window front of C20 casements without glazing bars. Front doorway is left of centre and contains a C19 4-panel door behind a gabled and slate-roofed porch. Roof is hipped each end. Interior not inspected but is said to include a good deal of C19 joinery and other detail. A C17 soffit-chamfered axial beam was seen in the rear block. This farmhouse is attractively sited in a valley overlooked by Castle Drogo (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SX7199290718

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National Grid Reference: SX 71992 90718

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