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GORDONS FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BARNS

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: GORDONS FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BARNS

List entry Number: 1107092

Location

GORDONS FARMHOUSE AND ATTACHED BARNS, NORTH STREET

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Braunton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Nov-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 98342

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SS 4836-4936 BRAUNTON NORTH STREET (west side) Braunton

12/96 Gordons Farmhouse and attached - Barns

GV II

House, formerly farmhouse, probably C16, much altered in C20 and extended into part of right-angled cob barn at upper end, the remainder forming a garage. Further rubble barn with loft over at rear north side. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Slate roof with gable ends. 2-storeys in 3 cell plan, originally through-passage but screen removed and stairs inserted. Large lateral stack on front with offsets, whitewashed cob and rubble with pantiled roof, brick stacks at gable ends. C20 refenestration and most openings altered. Square-headed through-passage C20 door with roll-moulded chamfered and stopped surround. Pantiled canopy. Interior: Shouldered doorframe at upper end of hall. Chamfered timber lintel to fireplace. Large beam just below fireplace is roughly chamfered towards lower end and rounded off on hall side, probably evidence of former jetty but roof timbers entirely replaced in C20. Rubble barn to rear has wooden loft door above 'stable' plank door. Ventilation slits towards each end. First floor plank door at left gable end with timber lintel. Cob barn has pantiled roof. The farmhouse is built gable-end to the street and with Town Farm (q.v.) is an example of a centrally- placed former village farmhouse in relation to Braunton's historic cellular town plan, a nucleated settlement which still has its open field system, the West Field.

Listing NGR: SS4852636696

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National Grid Reference: SS 48526 36696

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