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Latitude: 51.1967 / 51°11'48"N
Longitude: -4.0694 / 4°4'9"W
OS Eastings: 255506
OS Northings: 146196
OS Grid: SS555461
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.4WFH
Mapcode Global: VH4MC.F51Z
Entry Name: Hill Barton
Listing Date: 9 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106827
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97003
Location: Berrynarbor, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Berrynarbor
Built-Up Area: Berrynarbor
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Berrynarbor St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 54 NE
1/28 Hill Barton
Farmhouse. Early C17, lower end rebuilt in C19, with C20 alterations. Painted
stone rubble. Corrugated asbestos roof with gable ends. Stack at left gable end
heating inner room and front lateral hall stack, both without shafts.
3-room and through-passage plan, the hall with inner room beyond to left, the latter
with integral winder staircase to rear left-hand corner. The wide through-passage
containing principal stairs and extended lower end were rebuilt, probably in C19 and
possibly replacing a byre. Dairy outshut to rear of inner room and C20 flat roofed
extension to rear of hall and lower end.
2 storeys. 7-window range. C20 fenestration throughout, principally 2-light
casements. Small datestone between 2 left-hand windows, painted over but apparently
dated 1632 and initialled NC. Lean-to roof to porch with door to inner room at left
end. Hall window to left and probably probably reconstructed bread oven projection
to right of and built out in line with hall stack. Gabled roof to stone rubble
porch to through-passage with straight-headed brick lintel. Ground floor windows to
right of porch have slightly cambered painted brick arches.
Interior: hall retains complete C17 ceiling with 2 cross ceiling beams and
bressumers with ovolo mouldings terminating in decorative scroll stops enriched with
prism and spearhead mouldings. Double scratch-mouldings to all the joists.
Fireplace lintel replaced. Integral seat to upper window recess. 2 integral
cupboards to rear of hall with 6 panelled door to left, 2 panelled door to right.
Bressumer with identical moulding and stop to upper end of inner room. Cambered
brick arch to fireplace. Original winder stone steps to rear left-hand corner.
Rustic C20 staircase in through-passage. Lower end has panelled doors to recesses
each side of fireplace. Partially exposed timber lintel to inner room fireplace
initialled NC/TC. Integral seats to upper floor window niches, and C19 joinery
principally intact throughout. The roof trusses of a flat pitch over the original
range were probably replaced when the lower end was rebuilt. No sign of smoke-
Listing NGR: SS5550646196
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