HEATHFIELD DOWN FARMHOUSE WITH ATTACHED BARN AND COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108161
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1989
Statutory Address:
HEATHFIELD DOWN FARMHOUSE WITH ATTACHED BARN AND COTTAGE, A379

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Location

Statutory Address:
HEATHFIELD DOWN FARMHOUSE WITH ATTACHED BARN AND COTTAGE, A379

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Aveton Gifford
National Grid Reference:
SX 68024 50757

Details

AVETON GIFFORD A379 SX 65 SE (off north side) 1/14 Heathfield Down Farmhouse with attached barn and cottage GV II Large farmhouse with attached barn and storage building. Early C19. Rubble, rendered to front elevation, brick stacks, slurried slate roof. A long hipped block with the farmhouse at left, central storage unit, and living accommodation at right. House is 2 storeys, attic and basement; front is 3 windows, 16-pane sashes, top floor right with lower unit replaced by 2-light casement; central 6-panel door, part glazed and under transom light, in remains of glazed gabled porch. Left gable has large opening with segmental head to basement, and, centred, a 12-pane sash under 2-light casement, both to segmental heads, and , low left, a louvred opening to 2-light casement. Back has 3-light and 2-light casements with glazing bars and a 2-light low right. At first floor, are two paired 8-pane sashes. Porch with arched opening and flat roof over back door. Left gable stack, and ridge stack at right. Interior of house not generally accessible, but long narrow cellar has heavy beam to opening at back. To right of main house a 3-storey unit has various windows: at ground floor a pair of garage doors, a 3-light, two small 2-light and a further pair of doors to wood lintel. At middle level a 2-light, a loading opening, and two small 2-light casements. At eaves level a blocked opening, three large 4-light casements and a small 2-light. Brick stack to eaves at front; this end hipped. Box eaves front and right return, which is rendered, has various 2 and 3-light casements and a C20 lean-to porch to a stable door. Back has mainly 2-light casements, but one 3-light at ground floor and one at second floor. Two small eaves stacks in brick. The lowest level is built against the ground slope and window cills are almost at ground level. Interior not generally accessible but part of the central section has low ground floor with central spine wall, and upper level open to roof trusses. An unusual combination of farmhouse, storage, and labourer's cottage, externally much as built.

Listing NGR: SX6802450757

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
99456
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: 01 Nov 2005
Reference: IOE01/13934/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert Vickery. Source Historic England Archive
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