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North Devon (District Authority)
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SS 54512 26149


TAWSTOCK HISCOTT SS 52 NW 3/77 White Lake Farmhouse - II

Farmhouse. Early C16 remodelled in late C16 or early C17 with C20 alterations. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Asbestos slate roof with higher ridge level to left hand range. Brick stacks at each gable end. Original plan form obscured by later alterations, now with heated rooms at each end, that at left end being formerly a jettied open hall with staircase to rear right hand corner. These two heated rooms flank a narrow dairy/service room with a short connecting passageway in front. There are substantial signs of rebuilding at the left gable end and the house may originally have extended beyond it. 2 storeys 4 window range. Early C20 fenestration. 2 light casements 4 panes per light above two 3 light casements, that to left inserted in blocked doorway, flanking 2 light window and C20 door into right hand heated room. 2 outshuts to each side of rear, that to left added in C17, with slated roof carried across the space between. Interior 2 chamfered hollow stop stopped cross ceiling beams to heated room at right end. Fireplace has 2 bread ovens, one with cast iron door made by T Lake and Co. Barnstaple. Dairy fittings intact. A section of plank and muntin screen survives between hall and small service room with wide planks and incorporating a blocked chamfered door surrounded with cranked head. The screen is carried round by an additional panel on the return to the connecting passageway. C17 ovolo moulded doorway with old 3 plank door between hall and rear outshut. Projecting over and above the screen is a hollow step stopped chamfered jetty cross beam supporting 2 thinner axial ceiling beams with run out stops. Probably reset fireplace lintel with pyramid slops. Smoke-blackened truss over hall with slightly curving principals, formerly with diagonally set ridge and trenched purlins. C17 truss over heated room at right end with no sign of smoke blackening.

Listing NGR: SS5451226149


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 09 Dec 2003
Reference: IOE01/11047/06
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