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SOUTH NEWTON FARMHOUSE INCLUDING BARN ATTACHED AT WEST END

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: SOUTH NEWTON FARMHOUSE INCLUDING BARN ATTACHED AT WEST END

List entry Number: 1258182

Location

SOUTH NEWTON FARMHOUSE INCLUDING BARN ATTACHED AT WEST END

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chittlehampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 444524

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History

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Details

CHITTLEHAMPTON SS 62 SE

4/122 South Newton Farmhouse including - barn attached as West End - II Farmhouse with attached barn. C16/C17 with possibly earlier origins. Barn has C19 alterations. Farmhouse considerably altered in C20. Farmhouse rendered stone rubble and cob. Concrete tiled roof with tall front lateral hall stack with brick shaft, inserted brick and stone rubble stack at left end and rendered stack at right end, heightened in brick. Barn of stone rubble and some cob, with brick dressings. Corrugated iron roof with gable ends. Farmhouse of 3-room and cross-passage plan, but aligned with former service room at upper end, converted to a parlour in C19 and now reverted to storage with external access only. Hall and inner room to right of cross-passage with thick dividing cob wall between them. Short gabled wing to rear of inner room, leanto stair turret in the upper angle with access from rear of hall. Original roof does not survive, so not possible to tell whether inner room an addition. Front wing consisting of long range of storage sheds the loft formerly used for labourers accommodation with access formerly from the main dwelling. Barn attached at left, upper end, C17 core heavily remodelled in C19 but retains original roof structure. C19 gable-ended horse engine house to rear. Farmhouse. 2 storeys. 2-window range. C20 fenestration. Leanto concrete tiled roof to porch. Front wing has 2-window range and 2 plank doors. Barn has front and rear cart entrances with brick dressings to the window and door surrounds. Interior. Farmhouse has chamfered headrail and part of plank and muntin screen, 3 planks wide, between cross-passage and hall, the muntins chamfered. Hall fireplace rebuilt. Chamfered cross ceiling beam and bressumer. C17 stair turret doorway with chamfered, scroll-stopped surround, possibly reset. Boxed in axial ceiling beam to inner room which has 2 small C18/early C19 cupboards in the partition wall. Barn has fine roof structure of 3 raised cruck trusses, the feet resting on short timber wall plates. 2 tiers of threaded purlins and ridge purlin. Typical C17 dovetail-style collars. The third truss towards the left gable end has an unusual cambered saddle, whereas the other 2 trusses have the usual 'E type' apex.

Listing NGR: SS6619024365

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National Grid Reference: SS 66190 24365

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