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Town Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alwington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9862 / 50°59'10"N

Longitude: -4.274 / 4°16'26"W

OS Eastings: 240486

OS Northings: 123214

OS Grid: SS404232

Mapcode National: GBR KF.L534

Mapcode Global: FRA 16YH.SW5

Entry Name: Town Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91368

Location: Alwington, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Alwington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Alwington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ALWINGTON
SS42SW
6/51 Town Farmhouse
GV. II
Farmhouse. C17, with probable earlier origins; C19 alterations;
roof pitch widened and bay to right of door rebuilt in early C19.
Colourwashed render over coursed slatestone render; C20 concrete
tile roof, hipped to right and with half hip to left; late C19
brick ridge stack to right; stone right end stack finished in
late C18/early C19 brick; gable end stack to rear left of
rendered stone finished in C20 brick; rear lateral stack (to
central hall) of rendered stone finished in C20 brick. L-plan
with stair-turret set in angle of cross wing to left: main range
is of 3-unit plan with cross passage to right of central hall. 2
storeys; 4-window range. Canted C20 hood over mid C19
six-panelled (2 glazed) door. Flat rendered arches over early
C19 twelve-pane above 16-pane sashes, and 2 blind windows to
right. C17 stair turret with early C19 horizontal sliding sash
to left. C19 glazing-bar casement set in heavy pegged frame in
right gable end. C19 outshut and C20 porch to rear. Cross wing
projecting to front left has flat rendered arches over 2 late C19
horned plate-glass sashes. Interior: early/mid C19 dog-leg with
landing staircase in cross passage; room to left (the central
firmer hall) has C17 chamfered beams, bressummer over open
fireplace and C17 doorway with ovolo-moulded architrave to mid
C19 dog-leg stairs with winders in stair turret. Front room of
cross wing has C19 plank door, C17 chamfered beams and
stop-chamfered bressummer over open fireplace; roof not inspected
but principal rafters for A-frame trusses noted. The position of
the beams in the central hall suggests that the present C17
ceiling was inserted into a former open hall.


Listing NGR: SS4047823208

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