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Northcote Farm Cottage northcote Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East Down, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1677 / 51°10'3"N

Longitude: -3.9968 / 3°59'48"W

OS Eastings: 260488

OS Northings: 142839

OS Grid: SS604428

Mapcode National: GBR KT.6P9H

Mapcode Global: VH4MD.NXX5

Plus Code: 9C3R5293+37

Entry Name: Northcote Farm Cottage northcote Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Last Amended: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107146

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98175

Location: East Down, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: East Down

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Down St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Northcote Farmhouse and
Northcote Farm Cottage


Northcote Farmhouse and
Northcote Farm Cottage


3/2 Northcote Farmhouse
- and Northcote Farm Cottage

- II

Farmhouse, formerly manor house, now house and cottage and attached barn. C16
or earlier house, with C15/C16 fabric, perhaps a solar, in 2 storey building at
right angles right-hand rear. Single depth plan. 2 storeys, 3-cell, the roof
of the main house raised with asbestos tiles to rear, slates to front. Rubble
stone with gable ends and stone stacks. Plaque: RR 1737 on left-hand cemented
stack referring to the date of alterations. Tall rubble stone stack rising off
rear wall with inward sloping cap above weathering, with latter outshuts across
the rear of varying heights, one formerly a dairy. 4 timber sashes with glazing
bars, 18 panes per sash, one with horns, above 2 inserted French windows, C20
porch added and sash window with glazing bars at upper end to front. Rear
outshut with irregularly spaced 4 pane timber windows on ground and first floor
to left of door. A 4-bay rubble stone built barn C19 with slate roof at right
rear. Cart entrance with timber lintel and pair of timber doors. Loft door to
right. The 2 storey building between house and barn contains an open raised
cruck couple with moulded cavetto and cyma blades reducing to square sections
above a shouldered joint with high cambered and moulded collar, perhaps with
remaining strut, the whole forming a 4-centred arch. Diagonally set threaded
ridge and 3 tiers of unmoulded purlins. Tudor arched moulded timber first floor
fireplace beam backing onto rear of house with door to left of fireplace. The
cruck may be reset.

Listing NGR: SS6048842839

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