HIGHER OAKWELL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1152926
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
HIGHER OAKWELL

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHER OAKWELL

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
King's Nympton
National Grid Reference:
SS 68015 22123

Details

KINGS NYMPTON SS 62 SE 1/119 Higher Oakwell - II Farmhouse, unoccupied at time of survey. Late C17 or early C18. Painted rendered stone rubble and cob, unrendered to rear. Thatch roof with gable ends. Front lateral stack towards right end with pronounced batter, heightened in brick with slated bread oven projection. Lateral stone rubble stack with tall brick shaft towards rear left end. Plan: L-shaped on plan, with direct entry into parlour heated by rear lateral stack at left end and kitchen to right heated by front lateral stack with entry at right end and staircase running up rear wall. Rear wing has scullery/dairy behind the kitchen and integral lofted outbuilding beyond. Exterior: 2 storeys. 2-window range. Early C20 4-light and 2-light casements 2 panes per light above C20 2-light window to left of porch with pantiled leanto roof in line with lateral stack. Plank door. Right side of rear wing has C20 leanto porch to left of leanto with slate roof and plank door to outbuilding to right. Interior: original fireplaces probably concealed behind C20 grates. Creamery to rear wall of kitchen. Interior principally has late C19 and early C20 joinery. Roof not accessible but visible feet of rough principals suggest late C17 or early C18 roof structure entirely intact. Higher OdKwell is in a poor state of repair having been unoccupied for many years.

Listing NGR: SS6801522123

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
97296
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: 04 Nov 2005
Reference: IOE01/14833/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Warlow. Source Historic England Archive
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