PIG HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES NORTH OF POWLESLAND FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306037
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
PIG HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES NORTH OF POWLESLAND FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
PIG HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES NORTH OF POWLESLAND FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
South Tawton
National Grid Reference:
SX 68867 96030

Details

SX 69 NE SOUTH TAWTON

1/168 Pig house approximately 2 metres north of Powlesland Farmhouse

GV II

Pighouse, former bakehouse/cottage. Late C17 but apparently earlier origins. Earliest part is granite stone-rubble, rest is cob on stone rubble footings; disused cob stack; corrugated iron roof, formerly thatch. Plan: 2-room plan building facing south-east. The right room is the earlier part. In the late C17 a second room added with gable-end stack, the wall over the earlier part raised and the whole building new-roofed. Formerly a bakehouse/cottage it has since been converted to agricultural use with the first floor now used as a hayloft. 2 storeys. Exterior: the difference between the cob and stone rubble builds shows clearly. Each side of the central straight join is a doorway each flanked by a C20 window. The left doorway is an oak C15 2-centred arch with chamfered surround. Maybe this has been reset here from the train farmhouse. Hayloft loading hatch at right end. Roof is gable-ended. Interior has plain carpentry detail. The large fireplace has a plain oak lintel, the crossbeams have unstopped soffit chamfers and roof of originally uncollared straight principal trusses.

Listing NGR: SX6886796030

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
94962
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.

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Date: 06 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04845/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken Vincent. Source Historic England Archive
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