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Latitude: 51.0389 / 51°2'20"N
Longitude: -3.9409 / 3°56'27"W
OS Eastings: 264022
OS Northings: 128410
OS Grid: SS640284
Mapcode National: GBR KW.GZCZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 26MC.QHR
Entry Name: Tower Farm House
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107670
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98666
Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Swimbridge
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 62 NW
11/225 Tower Farm House
Farmhouse. C17, possibly earlier fabric concealed. Rendered stone and cob with
bitumenised slate roof, half-hipped at left end, gable end to right. Small stack
across angle at right end front, lateral brick stack to rear heating lower end,
enclosed in slated outshut. Axial brick stack, formerly backing onto cross-passage
but passage partition removed, and a window inserted in the former cross-passage
doorway. Small lobby entry at lower end, with 3 rooms in line and stair turret
extended as an outshut to rear of hall. 2 storeys. 4 window range, 3 sashes with
margin glazing bars on each floor and 2-light casement, 6 panes per light above 2-
light casement, 2 panes per light at right end.
Interior: C19 joinery at lower end. Roughly chamfered beam at upper end. Twin
flight of stairs to stair turret. Single C17 roof truss survives, straight
principals with lap-jointed collar and trenches for 3 tiers of purlins now removed.
The truss is closed with a lath, cob and plaster partition. Remaining roof trusses
Listing NGR: SS6402228410
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