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Newhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Rivers, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1007 / 51°6'2"N

Longitude: -3.9543 / 3°57'15"W

OS Eastings: 263262

OS Northings: 135309

OS Grid: SS632353

Mapcode National: GBR KW.BVFT

Mapcode Global: VH4MT.DLWJ

Entry Name: Newhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98639

Location: Stoke Rivers, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Stoke Rivers

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stoke Rivers St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

STOKE RIVERS STOKE RIVERS
SS 63 NW
4/157 Newhouse

II

Farmhouse, now unoccupied (Jan 1985). C17, refenestrated and some rebuilding in
C19. Stone rubble and cob. Slate roofs with clay ridge tiles. Gable ends to west
range, hipped to range to south, and double Roman tiles to east range. The range to
south forms a 3 cell through-passage but with the inner room at right end partially
demolished and now covered by a lean-to roof. 2 long right-angled added wings
complete the C17 3-sided rear courtyard plan. In the early C19 the west facade was
emphasised with the insertion of a central doorway, rebuilding at left end and
refenestration throughout. Part of the rear right-hand wing also converted to form
outbuilding and stack on inner face removed. Tall rubble stacks with tapered caps
and drips to rear of original hall in south range and to ridge of left side rear
wing heightened with brick shaft. Rebuilt brick stack to exposed front gable end of
rear right-hand wing. 2-storeys, south-side has 3-window range of a 3-light and two
2-light C19 casements 2-panes per light. Rubble outshut with slated lean-to roof to
left of through-passage doorway with C17 straight-headed ovolo-and-hollow chamfered
door surround with weathered jambs and C19 plank doors: 2-light window to right 8-
panes per light with hoodmould. West facade has 3-window range of two 2-light
casements 2-panes per light above twin 12-paned hornless sashes to right and 4-paned
sash on each floor to left of brick porch with slate gabled roof with timber
bargeboard. 6-panelled inner door. 6-paned fixed light immediately to its right
inserted in blocked doorway. East side has a 4-light window to left under the lean-
to roof with H hinges to the opening light. A 2-light window 6-panes per light and
a small 2-light mullion window to left of wide plank door. 2 tall C19 2-light
windows 3-panes per light to inner face of rear left side wing and a 3-light window
2-panes per light to its gable end. Overhanging slate roof to courtyard side of
rear right-hand projection with plank door flanked by 2-window openings that to left
retains C17 chamfered timber surround.
Interior: the majority of C17 door surrounds surviving to the rear through-passage
door with old plank door to hall entrance from through-passage to each end of the
ground floor corridor in the left-hand wing and 3 to the chambers above on this
side, 2 of them paired and all 3 with original plank doors with moulded cover
strips.
All the door surrounds have straight-headed ovolo-and-hollow chamfered surrounds
with ornate bulbous carved stops to the jambs, except that at head of stairs which
has scroll stops. Main staircase has C17 moulded handrail and heavily turned newels
with renewed stick balusters. Bolection moulded timber chimney piece with C19
decorative wrought iron canopy to grate with tiled surround. C19 chimney pieces
intact to other principal rooms. Kitchen and dairy fittings intact with slate
shelving skirting the walls of the latter.


Listing NGR: SS6326235309

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