WEST BOWDEN FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106679
Date first listed:
15-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
WEST BOWDEN FARMHOUSE

Map

Ordnance survey map of WEST BOWDEN FARMHOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1106679 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Oct-2019 at 13:09:21.

Location

Statutory Address:
WEST BOWDEN FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Knowstone
National Grid Reference:
SS 83419 22528

Details

KNOWSTONE SS 82 SW 3/20 West Bowden Farmhouse - - II Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 but earlier fabric may well be concealed. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Thatch roof to main range with small section of corrugated asbestos at left end. Brick shaft to stone rubble stacks at each gable end and axial brick stack. Plan: as interior not accessible, the plan and development were not fully recoverable. The main range clearly consists of a 3-room-and-cross-passage plan, with lower end to right and axial hall stack backing onto the passage. However, at the left upper end is an additional room, probably an extension but certainly of C17 date, with separate direct entry and possibly originally intended for separate occupation. Continuous single storey outshut to rear. Exterior: 2 storeys. 5-window range. All late C19 or early C20 fenestration, all 3 light casements 3 panes per light to main range except for a 2-light casement above and just to left of cross-passage doorway which has 6 panelled door and early C20 latticed porch with corrugated asbestos roof. Two 2-light casements at left end, 2 panes per light, and plank door. Interior: not accessible, but believed to be entirely unspoilt in C20. The farmhouse is isolated, has no farm drive and is situated in a particularly unspoilt farmstead.

Listing NGR: SS8341922528

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
97371
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.

End of official listing

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].