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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: 1146918



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: High Bickington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91696

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HIGH BICKINGTON SS 62 SW 5/81 Smallmarsh Farm - GV II

Farmhouse and outbuilding, now house. Mid C17 with late C19 addition and late C20 alterations. Rendered cob and stone with gable-ended wheatstraw thatched roof. Brick end stacks. C19 wing of uncoursed stone rubble with red-brick dressings and gable-ended Welsh-slate roof. Former outbuilding with C20 render and C20 gable-ended clay-tile roof. Plan and development: C17 two-room plan, facing south-west. Larger principal room to right with integral end stack and smaller, formerly unheated, room to left. Late C19 wing projecting at right angles to rear of left-hand end. Late C19 alterations probably included the insertion of the external end stack in the left-hand room. The first floor in the left-hand room was removed in the late C20 and the staircase inserted at the same time. The front door was moved from the centre to the left-hand end possibly in the C19 but probably in the late C20. Two storeys. One-storey range adjoining to left probably formerly a C19 outbuilding, but altered and converted into domestic accommodation in the late C20. Exterior: Asymmetrical front. Two first-floor C18 horizontal-sliding glazing bar sashes and central ground-floor casement with pegged wooden frame and C20 leading (probably formerly doorway). Doorway to left with C20 frame and door, and wooden lintel. Right-hand gable end has 2 first-floor windows, C20 metal casement to left and wooden casement to right, and former doorway to left with wooden lintel and inserted window with old pegged wooden frame and C20 leading. Rear wing has two- light segmental-headed wooden casement in gable end. Interior: Right-hand ground-floor room has C17 chamfered spine beam with ogee stops and plain joists. C17 open fireplace to right with splayed stone jambs, chamfered wooden lintel (right-hand end shortened) and bread oven to left with cast-iron door. Room with C19 matchboarded dado and front window seat. Left-hand ground-floor room (present entrance/staircase hall) has C20 staircase and floor removed (see ledge on wall).

Listing NGR: SS6084222135

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National Grid Reference: SS 60842 22135


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