TOWN ESTATE FARMHOUSE WITH OUTBUILDINGS COMPRISING SHIPPON AT EAST END AND SHIPPON AND SLAUGHTER HOUSE ADJOINING AT WEST END

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107752
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1965
Statutory Address:
TOWN ESTATE FARMHOUSE WITH OUTBUILDINGS COMPRISING SHIPPON AT EAST END AND SHIPPON AND SLAUGHTER HOUSE ADJOINING AT WEST END, CHURCHPOOL

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOWN ESTATE FARMHOUSE WITH OUTBUILDINGS COMPRISING SHIPPON AT EAST END AND SHIPPON AND SLAUGHTER HOUSE ADJOINING AT WEST END, CHURCHPOOL

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
West Down
National Grid Reference:
SS 51664 41988

Details

SS 54 SW WEST DOWN CHURCHPOOL (south side) West Down 4/217 Town Estate Farmhouse with - outbuildings comprising shippon 25.2.65 at east end and shippon and - slaughter house adjoining at west end

GV II

Farmhouse, 1669 by porch datestone. Stuccoed rubble with slate roof, hipped to left end extension. Stacks to each end of main range, rubble to right brick to left end and large lateral stack to front with weatherings and tapered cap. Through-passage plan with 2-storeyed porch. Projecting gabled-ended stair turret to front at upper end between hall and parlour. Extended lower end, now forming 2 kitchens with dairy with lean-to slate roof to front, appears to have been heightened in C19 and may well formerly have been a byre, the additional 2 bays at extreme lower end still being a shippon with loft over. 1½ storeys. 2 lean-tos with slate roofs at lower end, 2 window openings to the right hand one. Gabled porch with 2-light casement, 2 panes each light over slate plaque Builded by Richard Peard Grace Peard Anno dom. 1669 Unmoulded segmental-arched porch doorway with 6-panelled inner door, the top panels glazed. Hall sash to right 8 over 8 panes. 3-light window to stair turret 6 panes per light in old heavy frame. Upper end has gabled half dormer with hornless sash 2 over 2 panes above similar sash. Lower end of shippon has 2 ventilation slits with 2 tiers of pigeon holes above continuing round to rear above 2 plank doors with brick arches. Outbuildings adjoining at upper end comprise slated roof to cart entrance with large double doors with projecting square rubble pier to right. Slaughter-house to right with square opening with timber lintel and 2 plank doors to rear, with right angled extension to rear comprising small shippon with 3 stalls and original roof trusses. Main range has largely unspoilt C19 interior features which may conceal earlier features, with main hall beams being boxed in and blocked fireplace. Roof structure of 5 straight principals with 2 tiers of purlins resting on backs and pegged collars. The fourth truss from upper end has F1 type apex (Alcock) with saddle and short kingpost supporting diagonally set ridge purlin.

Listing NGR: SS5166841984

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
98464
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: 28 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/12630/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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