Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1305786

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1988



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County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Frithelstock

National Grid Reference: SS 43453 17750


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FRITHELSTOCK SS41NW 10/97 Knaworthy Farmhouse II Farmhouse. Early C17, with later C17 extension to right. Colourwashed render over coursed slatestone rubble; gabled Welsh slate roof; rendered stone ridge stack and external left end stack. Early C17 one-unit plan with rear outshut; a 2-unit plan with central lobby-entry was added to the right in the later C17; the later C17 house evidently consisted of a parlour to left, central hall and unheated service room to right. 2 storeys; 5-window range. C20 door and porch. Flat rendered arches over C20 windows. C17 outshut to rear left, heightened in C20 and adjoining C20 porch. Interior: early C17 section to left, of one-unit plan with rear outshut, has plaster panel with relief lettering reading IHTH/1529, chamfered beam and open fireplace with cloam oven in front room, which also has two C17 chamfered wooden doorframes to rear outshut; left side of outshut contained staircase which has been removed; first floor has 3 similar doorframes, one with ovolo-moulded architrave. Later C17 extension to right; central room, former hall, has stone-flag floor, roll-stopped beam, scribed joists, open fireplace with cloam oven and chamfered doorframe to staircase positioned at rear of stack; chamfered beam in room to right; two C17 A-frame trusses, with pegged collars (one with open notch-lapped joint) and ridge purlin set in notched apexes. The early C17 plaster panel is unusual in having the 1527 date, which may have recorded an important marriage.

Listing NGR: SS4345317750


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Legacy System number: 91413

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