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

South Hams (District Authority)
Aveton Gifford
National Grid Reference:
SX 68375 48430


AVETON GIFFORD ASHFORD SX 64 NE 4/18 Hingston Borough Farmhouse 26.1.67 - II Farmhouse. C16 or early C17. Rendered rubble, corrugated asbestos cement roof, rubble stacks. Three-room cross-passage plan with lateral stack to middle room, extended with a cottage at the upper end, and a wing returned towards the lane, giving an L-plan. Road front has lean-to and is plain except for entrance door to right; return front to wing has horizontal 8-pane sash above a 2-light case- ment. Main, garden front, steps up slope to right, has scatter of C19 and C20 casements, mainly 2-light; at left end is a section of thicker, projecting walling and a glazed conservatory above glazed door. Roof breaks pitch between second and third windows where cross-passage emerges through C20 door and light- weight gabled porch; immediately right of porch is large stepped external lateral stack, then further two windows and door under light gabled porch to cottage. Right return has 2-light casement; left end is hipped with large rubble ridge stack, raised in brick. Outer return has two 2-light casements. Interior: Series of very broad chamfered lateral beams. To right of cross- passage a peaked-head doorway down to kitchen which also has a smoking chamber, formerly domed, adjoining the fireplace. A stone spiral said to have been taken out from alongside the central fireplace. Some good C19 plank doors. Not fully inspected, roof structure not seen. The building has been heavily modified in the C20.

Listing NGR: SX6837548430


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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: 04 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04778/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Richards. Source Historic England Archive
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