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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: 1309388



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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dowland

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: 90886

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DOWLAND SS 51 SE 5/98 Hawkdown Farmhouse II Farmhouse. C17 possibly with earlier origins, modernised in early C20. Plastered cob walls. Thatch roof hipped to left, gabled to right end. 2 brick stacks - one axial towards left-hand end and one at right gable end. Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan with lower end to the right heated by gable- end fireplace. Axial stack at higher end of hall also serves inner room. Late C19 or C20 outshut added behind higher end. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window front of 4 C19 3-light casements on 1st floor with C20 3-light casement to their left and also on the ground floor. Early C20 gabled wooden lattic porch to right of centre with C20 plank door behind, 1st floor windows have eyebrows in the thatch above. Interior: fireplace in left-hand room has cambered narrow chamfered wooden lintel. No other original features visible on ground and the 1st floor was inaccessible at the time of survey. Early roof timbers may survive and other features are probably concealed.

Listing NGR: SS5801110423

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National Grid Reference: SS 58011 10423


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