BOWENS AND RAILINGS. GATEPIERS AND OUTBUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1310016
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1965
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Nov-1985
Statutory Address:
BOWENS AND RAILINGS. GATEPIERS AND OUTBUILDING, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOWENS AND RAILINGS. GATEPIERS AND OUTBUILDING, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Braunton
National Grid Reference:
SS 48981 37030

Details

SS 4837-4937 BRAUNTON CHURCH STREET (east side) Braunton 11/79 Bowens and Railings. Gatepiers - and outbuilding. (Formerly listed 25.2.65 as Chapel Hill Farm)

- II

House, formerly farmhouse. Circa mid C19. Rubble stone with slate roof and cornice. Brick stacks to each gable end. 2 storeys with 2-storey outshut to rear. Symmetrical Plan. 2 large timber sashes 8 panes over 8 panes on each floor flanking smaller sash 6 panes over 6 panes over round-arched doorway with carved keystone and 6 panelled door with blocked fanlight. All windows have stone sills and all openings have painted stone lintels and. Lions heads in relief on guttering. Continuous facade plat-band of reset C15/C16 stonework, composed of roughly square blocks, 33 still with carvings but some badly weathered, decorated with various quatrefoil and foliated designs. Rubble wall extends from front left end of house with flat dressed stone capping then drops to low rubble wall each side of rubble gate piers as base for iron railings swept up at ends with spearheaded shafts interspersed with classical urn heads. Gatepiers have square dressed stone cappings and each has single block of carved reset C15/C16 stone near the base. Single leaf gate with iron spear-headed bars and dogbars. Outbuilding extending at right angles from right hand gable end now garage of rubble with scantle slate roof hipped to front on slated lean-to roof behind. Plank door of 2 leaves with small square niches in the flanking gate piers.

Listing NGR: SS4898437029

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
98318
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Dec 2004
Reference: IOE01/12630/23
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