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Chelfham Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Bratton Fleming, Devon

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Latitude: 51.107 / 51°6'25"N

Longitude: -3.9788 / 3°58'43"W

OS Eastings: 261566

OS Northings: 136056

OS Grid: SS615360

Mapcode National: GBR KV.BFW5

Mapcode Global: VH4MS.ZFFP

Plus Code: 9C3R424C+RF

Entry Name: Chelfham Barton

Listing Date: 23 October 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98530

ID on this website: 101107698

Location: Chelfham, North Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Bratton Fleming

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bratton Fleming St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 63 NW
4/51 Chelfham Barton

Barton. C17 but earlier fabric may well be concealed with C19 additions. Stone
rubble, partly rendered facade, otherwise whitewashed. Slate roofs with gable ends.
Tall rubble stack to rear of hall, brick stack to rear left end projection and at
gable end of dairy projection to front left end. Hall, crosswing and through-
passage plan with 3 gable ended projections to rear and dairy projection to front
left end. 2-storeys 3-window range of C19 casements, one 3-light to left end, two
2-lights to right 6-panes per light. Lean-to slated roof to porch with 12 paned
fixed light and plank door. Hall and inner room casements to right, two 2-lights 6-
panes per light flanking 18-paned horizontal sliding sash windows all under
continuous stone dripmould. Dairy projection has two 2-light casements to front and
large buttresses to rear right side corner. Brief internal inspection of through-
passage only revealed very rich detailing, C17 oak panelling with cambered arched
doorway to hall, C17 rear through-passage and crosswing doorways with ovolo-moulded
surrounds and richly carved stops to the base of the jambs. Impressive front
through-passage door with 2 large panels above 12 smaller panels with thick cover
strips and moulded surround to doorway with bulbous and foliated carvings above rams
horns stops to the base of the jambs. Remainder of this high quality interior and
roof space not inspected. The house, granary and stables (q.v.) piggeries and yard
walls make a good group.

Listing NGR: SS6156636056

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