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East Bushton Farmhouse Including Shippon Attached at South East End

A Grade II Listed Building in East and West Buckland, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0606 / 51°3'38"N

Longitude: -3.9348 / 3°56'5"W

OS Eastings: 264513

OS Northings: 130811

OS Grid: SS645308

Mapcode National: GBR KX.FF0G

Mapcode Global: FRA 26N9.T28

Entry Name: East Bushton Farmhouse Including Shippon Attached at South East End

Listing Date: 13 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98911

Location: East and West Buckland, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: East and West Buckland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: West Buckland St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 63 SW
2/58 East Bushton Farmhouse including
- shippon attached at south-east end

- II

Farmhouse with shippon attached. C17 with C19 alterations. Shippon largely rebuilt
in C19. Stone rubble and cob, unrendered to rear. Asbestos slate roof, hipped at
left end, gable end to right. Axial brick stack backing onto cross-passage and
rendered stack with tapered moulded cap at right end. Corrugated iron roof to
Basically 3 room and cross-passage plan, stairs to rear of cross-passage, lower end
divided axially in C19 to form 2 small rooms, that to rear a diary. Inner room also
divided to form 2 rooms. Shippon extends to right from right gable upper end.
2 storeys. 4 window range. C19/C20 fenestration. 2-light casements, 2 panes per
light. Ground floor has 2-light casement to left of plank door to cross-passage,
two 2-light casements to right of bread-oven projection, 6 panes per light. C20
porch and plank inner door to inner room with single storey outbuilding extending at
right angles to front upper end. Shippon to right is lofted with 2 loft doors over
3 doorways, the centre one partially infilled. The rear cob wall of house and
shippon is continuous.
Interior: C19 joinery largely intact. Hall has no exposed ceiling beams and
original fireplace concealed. Ovolo-moulded doorway to inner room, the moulding
terminating above the base of the durns but without stops. Chamfered beam and
bressumer to inner room, the latter scroll-stopped to front end. C20 lintel to
fireplace conceals earlier ovolo moulded one behind. Cross-passage dog-legs up a
step into hall with a rear doorway opposing the hall stack projection, a thin C19
partition screening this rear exit from the hall. C19 register grate to inserted
stack to lower end front room. 5 roughly pegged probably C18 trusses with C20 roof
superimposed. No sign of smoke-blackening. A deep recess to the right of the inner
room fireplace may once have housed a secondary staircase.

Listing NGR: SS6451330811

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