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FORMER LONGHOUSE

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.

Name: FORMER LONGHOUSE

List entry Number: 1253518

Location

FORMER LONGHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Walkhampton

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 92882

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

The following building shall be added to the list:- WALKHAMPTON CRIPTOR SX 57 SE 14/10000 Former Longhouse II

Longhouse, now farmbuilding. C16 or possible C17, altered in late C19/C20. Granite rubble; corrugated asbestos roof. PLAN: Rectangular building built across hillslope, facing NW. Shippon to right (lower) end, house to left with spiral stair projection to rear. Hall stack backs onto site of through passage. EXTERIOR: 2-storey house end and lower, narrower shippon end. Slit window to centre front, blocked doorway and passageway to rear right. Gable end wall of shippon rebuilt in blockwork. INTERIOR: C20 trusses throughout. Shippon not seen but said to have central drain and stone bases of tethering posts to rear wall. House has blocked fireplace with massive granite lintel, granite upright jamb to left and granite blocks to right jamb. Stair projection has upper blocked window and traces of stair treads in plaster. Some cob plasterwork. Blocked first-floor fireplace. Stack truncated at roof height. The former longhouse is part of a small, isolated farm on the western slopes of Dartmoor.

Listing NGR: SX5558872734

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National Grid Reference: SX5558872734

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