Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1106827

Date first listed: 09-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: HILL BARTON


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Statutory Address: HILL BARTON

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County: Devon

District: North Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Berrynarbor

National Grid Reference: SS 55506 46196


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BERRYNARBOR SS 54 NE 1/28 Hill Barton - - II Farmhouse. Early C17, lower end rebuilt in C19, with C20 alterations. Painted stone rubble. Corrugated asbestos roof with gable ends. Stack at left gable end heating inner room and front lateral hall stack, both without shafts. 3-room and through-passage plan, the hall with inner room beyond to left, the latter with integral winder staircase to rear left-hand corner. The wide through-passage containing principal stairs and extended lower end were rebuilt, probably in C19 and possibly replacing a byre. Dairy outshut to rear of inner room and C20 flat roofed extension to rear of hall and lower end. 2 storeys. 7-window range. C20 fenestration throughout, principally 2-light casements. Small datestone between 2 left-hand windows, painted over but apparently dated 1632 and initialled NC. Lean-to roof to porch with door to inner room at left end. Hall window to left and probably probably reconstructed bread oven projection to right of and built out in line with hall stack. Gabled roof to stone rubble porch to through-passage with straight-headed brick lintel. Ground floor windows to right of porch have slightly cambered painted brick arches. Interior: hall retains complete C17 ceiling with 2 cross ceiling beams and bressumers with ovolo mouldings terminating in decorative scroll stops enriched with prism and spearhead mouldings. Double scratch-mouldings to all the joists. Fireplace lintel replaced. Integral seat to upper window recess. 2 integral cupboards to rear of hall with 6 panelled door to left, 2 panelled door to right. Bressumer with identical moulding and stop to upper end of inner room. Cambered brick arch to fireplace. Original winder stone steps to rear left-hand corner. Rustic C20 staircase in through-passage. Lower end has panelled doors to recesses each side of fireplace. Partially exposed timber lintel to inner room fireplace initialled NC/TC. Integral seats to upper floor window niches, and C19 joinery principally intact throughout. The roof trusses of a flat pitch over the original range were probably replaced when the lower end was rebuilt. No sign of smoke- blackening.

Listing NGR: SS5550646196


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