TOWN MILLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107688
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
TOWN MILLS

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOWN MILLS

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Landkey
National Grid Reference:
SS 59269 31107

Details

LANDKEY LANDKEY TOWN SS 53 SE 7/124 Town Mills

GV II

House including bakehouse. Possibly 1659 by dated frieze, though earlier fabric may be concealed. Extended c.1900 at right end. Colour painted rendered stone and cob. Extension in stone rubble with brick dressings. Thatch roof, hipped at left end to main range with brick ridge stack. Slate roof with stacks to each end of extension. Main range, 3 room cross passage plan bu t with axial stack heating hall and parlour. Continuous outshut to rear. Outbuilding formerly flour store at left end converted to part of dwelling with single storey bakehouse wing at right angles to front forming overall L-shaped plan. Extension of c.1900 at right end with higher roof level to main range. 2 storeys. 5 window range to main range, with added 2 window range to extension. C19/C20 casements, 2 light, 2-panes per light at left end otherwise 4 panes per light. Ground floor has plank door at left end and 2-light casement, 4-panes per light between 2 lean-to C20 porches, that to right has 1/2-glazed panelled door to cross-passage doorway with bay window to right, that to left has glazed door of 2 leaves. Interior: cross-passage has stud partitions to both sides, renewed to left side, 9 panels wide to right side with scroll-stopped and chamfered studs. Chamfered surrounds to rear passage doorway and to rear of hall with old 3 plank door. Scroll-stopped chamfered durns to door surround at head of stairs. Decorative moulded plasterwork frieze to parlour to left of stack obscured by later cupboards and plasterwork overmantel with moulded top and bottom rails dated 1659, the date flankign 3 plant design interspersed by pair of C.H. initials. Chamber over has moulded plasterwork cornice with vine motif to all 4 walls and plasterwork overmantel in early Classical style with 3 semicircular headed arches supported on thin pilasters, the arches continuing half a bay to each side, with plant design to each full bay. C18/C19 roof structure with 3 roughly pegged trusses with side- pegged collars and waney rafters. The purlins resting on the backs of the trusses.

Listing NGR: SS5926931107

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
98607
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

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Date: 10 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00094/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr L.E. Abbott. Source Historic England Archive
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