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Bridge Farmhouse,including Cider House Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Burrington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9426 / 50°56'33"N

Longitude: -3.911 / 3°54'39"W

OS Eastings: 265839

OS Northings: 117644

OS Grid: SS658176

Mapcode National: GBR KY.NT78

Mapcode Global: FRA 26PM.B4H

Entry Name: Bridge Farmhouse,including Cider House Attached

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97133

Location: Burrington, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Burrington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burrington Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


BURRINGTON
SS 61 NW

5/3 Bridge Farmhouse, including
-

20.2.67 cider-house attached

GV

II


Farmhouse, now in two occupations, including cider-house attached. C17 but very
possibly earlier fabric concealed. Whitewashed rendered stone rubble and cob.
Thatch roof, lower end and kitchen wing asbestos slate. Cider-house has corrugated
asbestos roof. Large stone rubble stack to lower end. Axial stone rubble stack
heightened in brick backing on to passage, brick stack towards left, hipped end of
main range and brick stack to gable end of rear wing.
Plan: main range appears to consist of 3-room and through-passage plan, lower end
to right with hall heated by axial stack backing onto through-passage. Extending at
right-angles from front right end of lower end is a low 2-storey kitchen/dairy
range, with the lofted cider-house attached at the right end of the dairy. The inner
room end appears to have been extended at a later date to the rear by the addition
of a wing, the outer face of which faces the road and forms separate entrance front.
The farmhouse is split into 2 occupations, the hall/through passage partition
forming the dividing wall.
2 storeys. Main range has 4-window range. C19 fenestration principally intact.
Left end has 12-paned sash above C20 12-paned window. Hall has tripartite sashes of
12 panes with 4-paned sidelights on each floor. Lower end has two 12-paned sashes
over corrugated leanto roof to porch with plank door to through-passage to left of 3-
light casement 10 panes per light. Kitchen wing has large 3-light casement 8 panes
per light and 3-light dairy window. Cider-house has C17 3-light chamfered mullion
window with 4 pigeon holes to right above C19 2-light mullion window both to right of
plank door. Outer face of rear wing facing road has C19 3-light casement 8 panes
per light to each floor to left of 16-paned sash above and just to left of C20 plank
door with canted bay window with sashes with margin glazing bars and hipped slate
roof to right.
Interior: brief inspection of lower end only suggested interior largely unspoilt in
C20 with probably earlier fabric concealed by C19 chimneypiece and boxing in of
cross ceiling beam. C17 chamfered doorframe between chamber over lower end and
kitchen wing. Wing has C17 truss with morticed and tenoned collar. Roofspace over
main range not accessible at time of survey. The plasterwork mentioned in the
previous list description no longer survives.


Listing NGR: SS6583917644

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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