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Statutory Address:

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

South Hams (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 75467 46504


BUCKLAND-TOUT-SAINTS GOVETON SX 74 NE 6/54 Longclose Farm GV II Farmhouse, part of large Model Farm group (q.v) 1853. Slatestone, slate roofs, stacks raised in brick. A carefully studied gabled asymmetrical composition, but with symmetrical north front centred on the short cross axis of the great yard. Two storeys and attic; Entrance front, to east, has gable, left, with 2- light casement at ground and first floors, small sash to gable, one, 2 and 3 light casements to right, with open picturesque timber-framed porch with scalloped open barge board, centre, over part-glazed door to 3-pane overlight. left return is near identical, but without door, and with one over 2 over 3- light casements to gable. Back has one and 2-light casements, a 2-storey flat roofed extension, and a central gabled dormer. Very large flush eaves stack, three further ridge stacks in stone, but with three unlinked brick shafts to each (2 shafts to north-west stack); no cappings or pots. Front to farmyard is twin gabled, with door under continuous port canopy linking adjoining outbuild- ings, 2, 1, 2-light casements to first floor, small sashes to gables, and a central hipped roof. All openings are to flat segmental arches with flush voussoirs. A very grand house to a scale commensurate with the large group of farm buildings. The date given by owner from deeds.

Listing NGR: SX7546746504


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 11 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12485/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stuart Brighton. Source Historic England Archive
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