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Westcott Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Marwood, Devon

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Latitude: 51.127 / 51°7'37"N

Longitude: -4.1001 / 4°6'0"W

OS Eastings: 253140

OS Northings: 138510

OS Grid: SS531385

Mapcode National: GBR KP.974V

Mapcode Global: VH4MJ.WXBX

Plus Code: 9C3Q4VGX+RX

Entry Name: Westcott Barton

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98219

Location: Marwood, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Marwood

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Marwood St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/46 Westcott Barton


Farmhouse, formerly manor house, probably late C16, but may incorporate earlier
fabric. Later addition to rear. Rendered stone with half-hipped slate roof. 2
storeys. C16 portion of 3-cell and cross passage plan. Early C18 2 storey kitchen
extension projecting east to rear and further 2 storey extension projecting south
at right angles from kitchen block, a semi-circular arched stone porch joining the
extension to the main block. Axial brick and stone stack at upper end of hall and
large lateral stack at lower end chamfered to an octagonal shape on west face. To
right is a 3-light casement to left 5 stone buttresses with slated set-offs rise
only first floor level. The 2 nearest stacks flank a C20 doorway. Left of these
the other 3 flank a 2-light casement in the right-hand section. A slated label
runs in from upper end to second buttress. Above from left to right is a 4-light
casement, a single light casement between two 2-light casements then a square 4-
paned window to left of pair of 2-light casements. Projecting south end of C16
fabric has a tripartite window with glazing bars and 4-paned sidelight sashes with
sash with glazing bars above. To right of round arch stone porch with moulded
square headed doorway is a single sash with glazing bars on each floor. Internally
alterations have removed most of features including original roof timbers but there
is a square headed moulded cross passage doorway to left inside entrance porch. 2
roughly chamfered beams in hall with reused timber in the hall chimney lintel.

Listing NGR: SS5314038510

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