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Lowertown Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6462 / 50°38'46"N

Longitude: -4.2486 / 4°14'54"W

OS Eastings: 241122

OS Northings: 85360

OS Grid: SX411853

Mapcode National: GBR NR.8LJQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 17ZC.JN5

Plus Code: 9C2QJQW2+FH

Entry Name: Lowertown Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92525

Location: Stowford, West Devon, Devon, PL16

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Stowford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Farmhouse. C16 origins, C19 and C20 alterations. Colourwashed and rendered with
2-span slate roof with hipped ends. 1 massive projecting stone stack with set-offs
at left end, 1 lateral stone projecting stack with set-offs on front at right. The
original plan was probably 3-room and through passage with heated lower end and the
hall heated by the lateral stack. Disturbance to the right-hand end wall suggests
that the inner room has been demolished. In the C19 the house was extended to the
rear forming a double depth plan, and a stair was inserted in the passage. 2
storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front with the former hall stack on the front at the
right and the front door in a long lean-to porch on the front. Ground floor window
left is a 20-pane sash. Ground floor window in right-hand end of lean-to is a
2-light casements.
Interior Modernized but may conceal earlier features. Ground floor room left has 2
boxed-in cross beams.

Listing NGR: SX4112285360

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