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Rowden Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Witheridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9389 / 50°56'19"N

Longitude: -3.6996 / 3°41'58"W

OS Eastings: 280681

OS Northings: 116868

OS Grid: SS806168

Mapcode National: GBR L7.P0LD

Mapcode Global: FRA 364M.GJ0

Plus Code: 9C2RW8Q2+H5

Entry Name: Rowden Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97471

Location: Witheridge, North Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Witheridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Rowden Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 or early C17, considerable C20 external alteration. Cob and rubble
core, C20 rendering to frontage and left return, rear elevations with exposed cob,
stacks with tall C19 and C20 brick shafts, corrugated iron and asbestos sheeting
Plan and development: L-plan. Appears to be a 3-unit and through-passage house
with the lower right end now extended and used as a barn, or this may have been the
original arrangement, hall to centre with front lateral stack with projecting
breast, inner room with a gable end stack, rear wing at right angles to the inner
room to left, with a gable end stack.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Frontage of house with 2 C20 casements to the inner room,
further C20 window to ground floor to hall. Door opening to right onto the through-
passage, rear opening blocked, recessed plank door; front obscured by C20 glazed
conservatory. Contiguous barn to the right, 3-door openings on the ground floor,
all with plank doors and wooden frames, small blocked square window opening, hay
loft door under the eaves with a plank door. Wing to the rear with a C20 casement
and C19 3-light casement with the glazing bars removed. Rear elevation with no
window openings.
Interior: not seen.
Roof: not seen.

Listing NGR: SS8068116868

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