WEST ROWLEY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305693
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
WEST ROWLEY FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST ROWLEY FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Romansleigh
National Grid Reference:
SS 72936 19046

Details

ROMANSLEIGH SS 71 NW 3/48 West Rowley Farmhouse 20.2.67 - II Farmhouse. Circa early to mid C17, possibly of earlier origin, C18 and C19 alteration including internal refitting. Rubble core, roughcast with whitewash on the front slate roof, half-hipped to left, gabled to right, very large central rubble stack. Plan and development: lobby-entrance facing onto centre stack; this stack with back- to-back fireplaces heating a kitchen to left and a hall to right. Beyond the right end of the hall an inner room at the higher end. 2 storey porch over principal door opening. Further door opening to right directly into inner room, probably a C19 alteration. Exterior: 2 storeys, 1:1:1:1 windows on the first floor, first and third window sets with 5-light wooden-mullioned casements with iron moveable lights, first floor windows with stopped labels. C19 casement to extreme right on the first floor of 2- lights, below a single-light casement. Door opening to second bay from left with the 2-storeyed porch, plain outer doorway on ground floor, inner doorway with a plank door; on the first floor of the porch a C18 3-light casement centre moveable iron light with small panes and lead canes, outer lights altered with larger panes, below a stone sundial dated 1708. Further door opening to extreme right of front, plank door. Rear elevation not inspected. Interior: with C17 and C18 work surviving. Hall with chamfered and stopped ceiling beams; panelling at the higher end with attached hall bench. C18 joinery including 2 fireplaces in bolection-moulded surrounds. C17 staircase. Roof: the roof structure was not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS7293619046

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
97453
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: 27 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09563/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robin Downes. Source Historic England Archive
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