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Higher Kitcott Farmhouse Including Adjoining Stables

A Grade II Listed Building in Romansleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9624 / 50°57'44"N

Longitude: -3.7809 / 3°46'51"W

OS Eastings: 275030

OS Northings: 119622

OS Grid: SS750196

Mapcode National: GBR L3.MPZ3

Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZK.LVQ

Entry Name: Higher Kitcott Farmhouse Including Adjoining Stables

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Last Amended: 9 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97452

Location: Romansleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Romansleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Romansleigh St Rumon

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

In the entry for

ROMANSLEIGH
Lower Kitcott Farmhouse
SS71 NE including adjoining
stables

4/47 II

the address shall be amended to read
Higher Kitcott Farmhouse
including adjoining
stables

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ROMANSLEIGH
SS 71 NE
4/47 Lower Kitcott Farmhouse
- including adjoining stables
- II

Farmhouse. Probably C16 or C17, altered in circa mid C19 when kitchen and stables
added. Rubble and cob, rendered and whitewashed, painted corrugated-iron roof, C19
brick stack shafts.
Plan: single room depth, 3 room-and-through-passage plan, lower end to left; lower
room and through-passage amalgamated C19 to form a single large room; hall to centre
with rear lateral stack, passageway inserted between hall and inner room with a C19
straight-flight staircase, inner room with an axial gable end fireplace. At right
angles to the lower end a high single storeyed kitchen wing with attached stables.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window range, predominantly C19 20-pane
sashes, C20 2-light casement to left of ground floor. 2 door openings, to right a
6-panelled C19 door, to left C19 plank door in the angle of the projecting wing.
Windowless at the rear. Attached short range of stables, small opening with plank
doors.
Interior: inaccessible at time of survey. Much refurbished with C18 and C19
joinery, fireplaces blocked by modern grates; dairy on ground floor at lower end
with slate shelves.
Roof: there is evidence of a cruck truss over the hall part of the house with collar
beam, C18 roof set over. This is the only cruck truss that appears to remain,
remainder of roof believed C18, raised eaves.


Listing NGR: SS7503019622

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