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Latitude: 51.0652 / 51°3'54"N
Longitude: -3.9497 / 3°56'58"W
OS Eastings: 263481
OS Northings: 131347
OS Grid: SS634313
Mapcode National: GBR KW.F37L
Mapcode Global: FRA 26M9.M27
Entry Name: Tordown Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165506
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98663
Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32
Civil Parish: Swimbridge
Built-Up Area: Swimbridge
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 63 SW
Farmhouse, probably C16 to C17. Rendered stone and cob. Concrete tiled roof.
Brick stack at right end. 3 cells but unusually a lobby entry plan with stack
heating hall and room to left. 2 storeys. C19 to C20 fenestration. Ground floor
has a 3-light casement to each end room and one 3-light and a 2-light casement to
hall to right of doorway with late C19 door. Dairy outshut to rear. The interior
is largely unaltered since the C19 with the hall still serving as the main cooking
and living area. Chamfered beams to rooms at each end, the inner room retaining
most of the original joists. Creamery to rear wall of hall to right of entry to
rear stair turret with winder staircase. There is no access to roofspace but heavy
protruding purlins suggests much of the early roof structure survives.
Listing NGR: SS6348131347
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