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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: 1108020



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blackawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Mar-1991

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99806

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BLACKAWTON SX85SW Sweetstone Farm House 2/15 including garden area 26.1.67 wall to south GV II

Farmhouse. Probably early C17, partly demolished and extended in C18 and remodelled and extended in C19. Local slate rubble, rendered at front. Asbestos slate hipped roof with red clay ridge tiles. Projecting lateral stack at back with C19 red brick shaft. Plan and development: A long range, probably originally of 3 room and through passage plan, the lower left (south west) end has been rebuilt as a farmbuilding (qv). The through passage has a porch at the front and the hall a lateral stack at the back. The cross passage between the hall and the inner room might be on C18 or early C19 alteration for access to the wide unheated wing behind the higher end of the house. The outbuilding with a loft at the higher right hand end is a C19 addition and the rebuilding of the lower end as a farm building is of circa late C18 or early C19. The heated outshut on the lower left side of the rear wing is a late C19 addition. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window south front. 3 C2O 2-light casements on first floor and 2 late C19 casements on ground floor, the large farmer hall window to left of centre is of 3-lights and has glazing bars. Doorway to right of centre with late C19 glazed and panelled door and doorway to right hand end of front with a C20 plank door and row of pigeon holes under the eaves. The principal feature of the front is the large single storey porch to the left with a catslide roof carried down from the main roof; at the front there is a small window with a slate hoodmould and the unusual feature of a doorway on the right hand side which has a large dressed slate chamfered arch, a slated canopy on timber cantilever and a C20 plank door. At the rear a wide hipped roof 2-storey wing behind the hall, engulfing the projecting hall stack. On the right and lower side a lean-to outshut with a slate roof and a scantle slated open-fronted lean-to porch to the back doorway of the passage. Including front garden area wall, C18 or C19, slate rubble wall with pitched slate capping enclosing small garden area in front of house; a squat gate- pier at either end of the wall. Interior: inaccessible at time of survey 1988 but might contain features of interest.

Listing NGR: SX8207150258

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National Grid Reference: SX 82071 50258


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