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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: 1146852



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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: North Tawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 92980

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NORTH TAWTON ESSINGTON ROAD, North Tawton SS 60 SE 13/97 Slade Park GV II House, originally probably farmhouse. Early-mid C17 with mid-late C17 addition. Rendered cob and colourwashed rubble walls. Thatched roof hipped to left hand end and gabled to right and rear wing. Projecting rendered rubble stack with brick shaft at left end and brick stack at gable end of wing. Plan: 3-room plan, narrow central room heated by axial stack at right-hand end with file entry in front of it. The 2 end rooms are both heated by end fireplaces but the left-hand one may not be original. In mid-later C17 a heated rear wing was added behind the right-hand end. The house was divided into 2 cottages in the C19 but has recently been converted back to one. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front, 5 windows on ground floor, of C20 1 and 2-light casements, the right-hand ones with metal frames. C19 plank door at left-hand end. Interior: right-hand end room has chamfered axial beam with hollow step stops. Its fireplace has a chamfered wooden lintel and dressed stone splayed jambs. The central room has heavy axial beams with deep chamfers and hollow step stops. It has a fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel and elongated pyramid stops. Brick oven in left-hand side. Opposite the fireplace the wall has C17 panelling above a bench. Left-hand room also has chamfered axial beam. Roof: roof timbers over main range replaced in C18 or C19. Over rear wing is one C17 truss consisting of straight principals with cambered collar halved on with dovetail joint.

Listing NGR: SS6683401907

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National Grid Reference: SS 66834 01907


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