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Latitude: 51.0604 / 51°3'37"N
Longitude: -3.9974 / 3°59'50"W
OS Eastings: 260120
OS Northings: 130905
OS Grid: SS601309
Mapcode National: GBR KT.FH4X
Mapcode Global: FRA 26J9.SKV
Entry Name: Rocky Side
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165850
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98698
Location: Landkey, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Landkey
Built-Up Area: Landkey
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Landkey St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SWIMBRIDGE SWIMBRIDGE NEWLAND
SS 63 SW
Farmhouse, now private dwelling. Probably early C16, remodelled in c17 with C20
alterations. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Slate roof. House faces away from
road with tall lateral rubble hall stack to front with offsets. Brick stack at
left end. Through-passage, hall and inner room, and room over cart entrance'.
Lower end, formerly farm buildings, entirely rebuilt to form separate cottage (not
included in list description). 2 storeys. 4-window range. C20 fenestration
except for half dormer which has a C19 2-light casement, 6-panes per light to its
lower half. 2-light timber mullion window at right end. Large double plank doors
to cart entrance.
Interior: stop chamfered beams to hall and inner room. Old chamfered doorframes to
rear of inner room, between hall and inner room and from through-passage to hall,
and stop chamfered door surround to stair turret doorway to rear of hall, similar
surround to upper storey rear passage doorway. 2 raised cruck trusses over hall
and inner room, that over the latter has fragment of moulded plasterwork cornice
surviving to foot of rear blade. The truss over lower end has some slight smoke-
blackening, with collar tenoned into soffit mortices to the blades, the other truss
is clean and has lap-jointed collar, so is possibly an early C17 replacement.
Another truss to the gable end of the main range forms a closed partition with the
chamber over the cart entrance, but cannot be closely inspected. The 2 principal
trusses have threaded purlins and ridge purlin partly intact. To the base of the
stair turret on the former outside wall now enclosed by dairy, a small timber 2-
light window with pointed arches to the lights has been plastered over on the dairy
Listing NGR: SS6012030905
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