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Great Barton Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding to South West

A Grade II Listed Building in Broad Clyst, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7861 / 50°47'9"N

Longitude: -3.3759 / 3°22'33"W

OS Eastings: 303105

OS Northings: 99402

OS Grid: SY031994

Mapcode National: GBR LN.ZYBG

Mapcode Global: FRA 37T0.GM7

Entry Name: Great Barton Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding to South West

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88334

Location: Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Broad Clyst

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Broadclyst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


6/18 Great Barton Farmhouse and
- attached outbuilding to south west

- II

Farmhouse. Early to mid-C17. Cob, brick plinth, plastered with wheat-reed thatched
roof, gabled-end to wings. Range with end cross-wings, the right-hand wing
partially dismantled at rear. 2 storeys.
Front: main range with doorway set right of centre under a porch with scrolled
brackets, the door itself of 9 panels, the muntins studded. One 3-light timber
casement on each floor to left, 2-light casement to each floor to right, all 6 panes
per light. Wings with one 3-light window to each floor, 8 panes per light to upper
windows, 6 each to lower windows. All the front fenestration replaced in facsimile
since 1960. 2 rear lateral stacks and 2 end stacks of brick. Rear outbuild under
catslide roof, C19. One lst floor 3-light window to rear of partially dismantled
wing with end fireplace, timber lintel with mason's mitre, stone jambs, all with
concave mouldings. Salt ledge and large side oven. Right hand wing lower room
(front) with ovolo moulded beam, end fireplace with wooden lintel and stone jambs
with ovolo mouldings. C17 plaster cornice, fragmentary but extends into rear room.
Some very late C18 panelling. Roof space not inspected but principals partly
visible in upper rooms. Main range with lapped purlins trenched into principals,
collar at ceiling level. Each wing retains one blade of a jointed cruck, that to
the right-hand wing with a small chamfer; both side pegged, and to outer side of
both wings. Remains of the upper part of a smoking chamber at 1st floor level to
the side of end stack (left-hand wing). A small thatched, cob 2-storey outbuilding
lies to the south west of farmhouse, and attached to it by a small stretch of cob
walling: planked door with cyma recta moulding, with louvre above; roof with
principals, morticed and side pegged resting on the wall plate. A fourth C17 door
survives in the stretch of garden wall attached to and screening the kitchen garden
to the left.

Listing NGR: SY0310599402

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