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Statutory Address:

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

Torridge (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SS 51097 09787


PETROCKSTOWE NORTH TOWN, Petrockstowe SS 50 NW 8/54 Syncocks Farmhouse - - II Farmhouse. Circa mid C17 with later C17 additions. Mainly plastered cob and rubble walls. Thatch roof gabled to right end, hipped to left and front wing. Brick stack at right gable end and 1 axial on front wing. Plan: originally likely to have had 2-room plan, right-hand room heated. Probably later in C17 it was extended by 1 room at the left-hand end and a 1-storey wing added at the front of it of which the end room is an outbuilding and the inner room heated. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front of C20 2 and 3-light casements with C19 plank door at centre. This is under a corrugated iron roofed pentice porch which extends as far as the 1-storey wing projecting from the left end of the house which has a plank door on its inner face and door and outbuilding window on end wall. Interior: not fully accessible but 1 chamfered axial beam visible to inner room of wing. Other beams and features such as open fireplaces and early roof timbers may also survive.

Listing NGR: SS5109709787


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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: 26 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/14958/31
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