FORMER LONGHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253518
Date first listed:
09-Dec-1991
Statutory Address:
FORMER LONGHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER LONGHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Walkhampton
National Park:
DARTMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SX5558872734

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
92882
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: 06 Mar 2004
Reference: IOE01/11975/10
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