Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1107673

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: STOWFORD HOUSE


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Statutory Address: STOWFORD HOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Swimbridge

National Grid Reference: SS 63309 26648


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House. Some C17 fabric extended and entirely remodelled in C19. Roughly coursed stone rubble. Slate roof with plain moulded bargeboards at left gable end. Stone stack at hipped end to right. Stone stack to front between 2 left-hand gables. Complex plan. The C17 fabric is contained in the south-facing range which now forms a wing to the rear right side of the added and C19 Gothick front range with a contemporary additional short wing to rear left side. 2 storeys. 4 window range. 2 gables flanking larger central gable. Fenestration in Gothick style with surrounds in stone to ground floor, timber to upper storey, all with segmental pointed arches to the lights. Single 2-light window each side of canted bay window 2 storeys in height with hipped slate roof and windows of 3-lights with single sidelights on each floor. Ground floor has 2 light window to left of the canted bay and gabled porch to right with 4-centred arched doorway and 3-light windows to each side. Additional bay forming gable end of rear wing to right has 3-light casements on each floor in same style. Canted bay window to left gable end. A single 4-light ovolo mullion timber window survives to the rear range. Bell and bellcote at eaves level to right. Interior: the central room in the C17 rear wing contains central beam and bressumers, ovolo-moulded with run-out stops, with similarly moulded and stopped joists. The roof structure of the rear wing has been raised and replaced except for a single probably C17 truss over the lower front end.

Listing NGR: SS6330926648


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Legacy System number: 98675

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