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Tower Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Swimbridge, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C3R23Q5+HM

Entry Name: Tower Farm House

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98666

ID on this website: 101107670

Location: North Devon, EX32

County: Devon

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

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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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