TOWN FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1325475
Date first listed:
14-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
TOWN FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOWN FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
East Worlington
National Grid Reference:
SS7700313552

Details

EAST WORLINGTON WEST WORLINGTON SS 71 SE 8/34 Town Farmhouse - GV II Farmhouse. Early C17, some C19 remodelling with refenestration. Rubble and cob, roughcast; gabled corrugated asbestos roof; 2 brick ridge stacks and a rendered lateral stack at front capped by a brick shaft. Plan: probably originally a 3-room and through-passage plan, large inner room to left with an axial stack, hall with front lateral stack and an integral hall bay of 2 storeys, lower end to right rebuilt. The through-passage now gone. Inner room to left altered C19 with the insertion of a door opening and partitioning to form a narrow lobby out of which rises a C19 staircase, the original staircase to the house now removed. A C19 service room at the lower (right) end with an axial stack and unheated store beyond it. Outbuilding added at higher end. Exterior: 2 storeys, asymmetrical front of 3:3:1 windows, 2- and 3-light late C19 casements, mostly with horizontal glazing bars. Door opening to left into the former inner room with a late C19 half-glazed door, door opening to right into lower room with plank door. Interior: on the ground floor large chamfered ceiling cross beams with straight-out stops, hall with simple framed ceiling; plank and muntin screen between hall and inner room, presently obscured by C20 partitioning, blocked remains of a doorway. All fireplaces blocked with C20 grates inserted. Roof: evidence of a raised cruck seen in the roof, trusses with 2 rows of purlins.

Listing NGR: SS7700313552

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
97439
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: 19 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12507/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hedley R. Hooper. Source Historic England Archive
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