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West Stowford Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in West Down, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1655 / 51°9'55"N

Longitude: -4.0969 / 4°5'48"W

OS Eastings: 253487

OS Northings: 142789

OS Grid: SS534427

Mapcode National: GBR KP.6V9F

Mapcode Global: VH4MB.YY0W

Plus Code: 9C3Q5W83+67

Entry Name: West Stowford Barton

Listing Date: 14 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98472

ID on this website: 101163028

Location: North Devon, EX34

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: West Down

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: West Down St Calixtus

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/225 West Stowford Barton

- II

Barton with stables and outbuildings now store sheds attached Barton Cl7 possibly
earlier fabric concealed, refenestrated C19. Stables and outbuildings probably
C19. Whitewashed rendered roughcast on rubble. Slate roofs with gable ends,
complex plan. 2-storeyed right-angled kitchen block with gable end rubble stack to
rear of main range forming T-shape. L-shaped dairy outshuts with slated lean-to
roofs in the angle on left side, and small courtyard to right rear side of
outbuildings now store-sheds. Short 2-storeyed right-angled projection to front
right end of main range. Main range has cross-passage and hall with lateral stack
to rear enclosed in T-shaped projection, former inner room now forming part of
hall. To left of cross-passage, an outbuilding possibly originally a byre with
loft over has been partly absorbed into the dwelling with small stacks added at
left end and to rear, leaving a narrow lofted outbuilding at left end from which
single-storey stable block extends.
Main range 2 storeys. 3-window range of sashes 2 and 2 panes. Plank doors to
each floor at left end. Sash, temporarily blocked (1984) to left and hall sash
with marginal glazing bars to right of cross-passage. Cambered arch doorway to
porch with slate roof. 6 panelled inner door, the upper panels glazed. Wing to
right has sash 3 over 6 panes on left side. Plank door to gable end with C20
casement above. Sashes at right gable end of main range on each floor. 2 C19 2-
light casements to right rear side of rear projection. Outbuilding to rear has
overhanging slate roof to covered walkway. Plank door to left, ½ glazed door to
Impressively large stopped and chamfered beam to hall with smaller stopped and
chamfered transverse beam. Chamfered surround to square-headed Cl7 inner doorway
to cross-wing. 6 panelled door to left of cross-passage with sliding peep-hole,
possibly to keep an eye on whatever was stocked in former outbuilding. Cl7 roof
structure intact, 3 trusses to main range and 2 to each of the projections, but no
sign of smoke-blackening.

Listing NGR: SS5348742789

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