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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.


List entry Number: 1309253



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Huish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 90907

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HUISH SS 51 SW 4/118 Lovistone Barton II

Farmhouse, divided into 2 units. Circa late C18 and possibly C17 wing. Part brick part rendered walls. Gable-ended slate roof. 5 stacks - one projecting rendered rubble with brick shaft at left gable end; the others brick - one axial, one lateral to the front wing, and a lateral and axial stack to the rear wing. Plan: C19 front range consists of 3 rooms, the right-hand one forming a small wing at the front. Narrow stairhall between left-hand room, probably kitchen, and central room. Long rear wing behind right-hand room is probably C17, consisting of 2 rooms with a C19 granary built at the end. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window front, the right-hand end of which forms a small wing. The main range has original 2-light wooden mullion and transomed windows with brick arches above and projecting keystones. C19 plank door to left of centre has rectangular fanlight above. The short wing at the right-hand end has a 3-light mullion and transomed window on the 1st floor with an arched recess above. On ground floor are 2 similar 2-light windows divided only by a brick pier with projecting keystone above. The long rear wing extends behind this end with a granary at its far end. Interior: central room of front range has early C18 fielded 2-panel door. Victorian staircase. Rear wing inaccessible at time of survey but believed to contain old ceiling beams. Birthplace in 1773 of John Cunningham Saunders the eminent eye surgeon, founder of the Royal London Hospital.

Listing NGR: SS5472310240

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National Grid Reference: SS 54723 10240


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