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Ivington Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7114 / 50°42'41"N

Longitude: -3.4395 / 3°26'22"W

OS Eastings: 298459

OS Northings: 91183

OS Grid: SX984911

Mapcode National: GBR P3.MLNM

Mapcode Global: FRA 37P6.7V3

Entry Name: Ivington Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86162

Location: Sowton, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Sowton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sowton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SOWTON
SX 99 SE
1/27 Ivington Farmhouse
-
GV II

Farmhouse. Built in 1846 as part of the planned Home Farm of the Garretts of
Bishop's Court. Brick in Flemish bond; hipped slate roof with lead rolls to hips
and ridge and with overhanging eaves. Double-depth plan, the principal rooms on
either side of the front entrance, the service rooms to the rear facing the
farmyard buildings (q.v.); the house is heated by 2 internal stacks to either end.
2 storeys.
Front: symmetrical, 3 bays, the central bay projecting slightly and separately
gabled, with a porch, the roof of which forms an open pediment, with a round-headed
doorway and keystone. All first floor windows, of 2 lights, the casements early
C20, under depressed window arches; 2-light casement ground-floor window to side
bays, with depressed window arches and keystone, the casements late C20. A small
single-light late C20 window has been inserted immediately to the right of the
porch.
Rear: irregular, with three 2-light C19 casement windows to first floor (and a
single light C20 window in addition), with 2 doors and 3 windows below. The house
forms one side (north-east) of a very well-preserved planned farmstead, all of the
same date.


Listing NGR: SX9845991183

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