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Latitude: 51.0268 / 51°1'36"N
Longitude: -4.1343 / 4°8'3"W
OS Eastings: 250425
OS Northings: 127442
OS Grid: SS504274
Mapcode National: GBR KM.HQGC
Mapcode Global: FRA 267D.M5L
Entry Name: West Barton Farmhouse
Listing Date: 29 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163371
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98766
Location: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey, North Devon, Devon, EX39
Civil Parish: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Horwood St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 52 NW
4/62 West Barton Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now private dwelling. Early C17 with C18 alterations and C19
remodelling. Rendered stone and cob. Slate roof with gable end brick stacks with
2 tapered clay pots at right end. Tall lateral front hall stack with offsets,
drip, tapered cap and brick shaft. Brick stack to gable end of rear wing.
3 room cross-passage plan with dairy wing to rear of hall and cross-passage forming
overall T-shape plan.
2 storeys. 5 window range, C19/C20 fenestration. Small 4-paned single light
window to left and above horned sash with margin glazing bars to left of 2 over 4
paned horned sash above C20 lighting stairhall. Tall Gothic pointed arched window
introduced in early C20 doorway. 12 paned horned sash over gabled slate roof to
porch. C20 plank door with cover strips. 16-paned horned sash at right end above
C20 canted bay window.
Interior: some C18 and C19 joinery survives, including cupboards to hall, 4
panelled door between cross-passage and hall. C17 chamfered lintel to fireplace
with C19 mantel shelf. C18 dog-leg staircase to cross-passage with moulded and
wreathed handrail ramped up to slender newels with stick balusters. Dairy fittings
intact. C17 chamfered door surround to chamber over hall with scroll-stopped
durns. Old plank doors to most of the bedrooms. The roof structure oer the hall
intact and of high quality C17 carpentry with 4 trusses with short curved feet. 2
tiers of threaded purlins and ridge purlin, morticed and tenoned collars with
chamfers to each arris to the soffits of the principals. Solid wall partitions
rise to the apex of the roof between hall/inner room and cross passage/lower end
with the roof structures over each end being C20 replacements. To each end of the
hall, therefore, there have been successive remodellings, the lower end and cross-
passage altered in C18 and again in C20, the inner room end rebuilt and extended to
form a kitchen and servants wing in the C19.
Listing NGR: SS5042527442
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