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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.


List entry Number: 1107303



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Romansleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Jan-1989

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 97452

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In the entry for

ROMANSLEIGH Lower Kitcott Farmhouse SS71 NE including adjoining stables

4/47 II

the address shall be amended to read Higher Kitcott Farmhouse including adjoining stables


ROMANSLEIGH SS 71 NE 4/47 Lower Kitcott Farmhouse - including adjoining stables - II

Farmhouse. Probably C16 or C17, altered in circa mid C19 when kitchen and stables added. Rubble and cob, rendered and whitewashed, painted corrugated-iron roof, C19 brick stack shafts. Plan: single room depth, 3 room-and-through-passage plan, lower end to left; lower room and through-passage amalgamated C19 to form a single large room; hall to centre with rear lateral stack, passageway inserted between hall and inner room with a C19 straight-flight staircase, inner room with an axial gable end fireplace. At right angles to the lower end a high single storeyed kitchen wing with attached stables. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window range, predominantly C19 20-pane sashes, C20 2-light casement to left of ground floor. 2 door openings, to right a 6-panelled C19 door, to left C19 plank door in the angle of the projecting wing. Windowless at the rear. Attached short range of stables, small opening with plank doors. Interior: inaccessible at time of survey. Much refurbished with C18 and C19 joinery, fireplaces blocked by modern grates; dairy on ground floor at lower end with slate shelves. Roof: there is evidence of a cruck truss over the hall part of the house with collar beam, C18 roof set over. This is the only cruck truss that appears to remain, remainder of roof believed C18, raised eaves.

Listing NGR: SS7503019622

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National Grid Reference: SS 75030 19622


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