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Farm Building at Accott

A Grade II Listed Building in Swimbridge, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0758 / 51°4'32"N

Longitude: -3.942 / 3°56'31"W

OS Eastings: 264051

OS Northings: 132508

OS Grid: SS640325

Mapcode National: GBR KW.DK66

Mapcode Global: FRA 26M8.Q36

Plus Code: 9C3R33G5+86

Entry Name: Farm Building at Accott

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98670

Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Swimbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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Farm building, original use unknown but reputed to have been used as chapel.
Possibly C15. Stone rubble with corrugated asbestos roof with gable ends.
Rectangular on plan, originally lofted over but now with raised concrete floor
inserted at waist-height forming single storey. Opening to front left side with
timber lintel and stone rubble buttress to left. C19 lean-to partially demolished
to right. Late medieval opposing rear doorway has timber surround with slightly
shouldered head, which appears to be inserted in a former larger opening. Large
blocked up loft opening at right gable end with slightly cambered stone arch. Roof
structure largely intact with 5 raised cruck trusses, 4 with short jointed feet,
but short curved feet to central truss are integral with the blades. 2 tiers of
threaded purlins and threaded ridge purlin. Straight collars tenoned into soffit
mortices to the blades, 3 pairs of which have short strengthening pieces to the
ridge. From left gable end, truss I has jointed foot missing to front and Truss II
has foot missing to rear. The building formerly adjoined the west gable end of
Accott Manor which was demolished in c.1960's.

Listing NGR: SS6405132508

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