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Farm Buildings East of Homestead Farmhouse with Walls and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynton and Lynmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2074 / 51°12'26"N

Longitude: -3.8464 / 3°50'47"W

OS Eastings: 271112

OS Northings: 146976

OS Grid: SS711469

Mapcode National: GBR L0.4CD3

Mapcode Global: VH4M9.8XX8

Entry Name: Farm Buildings East of Homestead Farmhouse with Walls and Gates

Listing Date: 3 September 1973

Last Amended: 9 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376501

Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lynton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH

SS74NW HANGING LANE, East Ilkerton
858-1/2/61 (West side)
03/09/73 Farm buildings east of Homestead
Farmhouse with walls and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
LYNTON
EAST ILKERTON
The Homestead Farmhouse including
barn & former stable & enclosing
wall)

GV II

Group of farm buildings, including bank barn, stables, and
piggery with linking boundary walls. Late C18 and C19. Rubble,
slate roofs. Enclosing a neat square yard immediately to the E
of The Homestead Farmhouse (qv).
To S, adjacent to Hanging Lane, a range in 2 units, with
stepped roof. To the road a loading door with slate cill;
giving entry to upper level of right-hand half. Gable to
right, on Ilkerton Hill, has small 2-light with brick head,
gable to left plain; attached to this end a rubble boundary
wall approx 1m high with on-edge stone coping, having a pair
of square piers to flat slab cappings and an iron gate with
spearhead bars and dog bars, opposite the house porch entry.
Wall continues left the full width of house frontage. Inner
front, to yard at lower level, has 2 broad open segmental
arches on central brick pier to left, and in right half a
plank door low left and loading door centred above. Attached
right a rubble wall to large square pier and gate with
spearhead bars, on 5 stone steps, rising to house frontage.
On Ilkerton Hill front range continues as boundary wall approx
3.5m high, to slate coping and tiled ridge over a wide
segmental-headed opening and gate. Continuous with gable end
to left, but steps up beyond gateway, and abuts gable end of
barn. Behind wall, to right, range of pigsties, with lean-to
slated roof, over 3 plank doorways; concrete block walls
enclose the feeding spaces.
Long barn range has small 2-light with brick head on outer
gable, and yard frontage has central plank door on a broad
landing to flight of stone steps, carried over arched recess
to ground-floor doors. To left are 2 doors with a small light
to right. The outer face, to the field at higher level, is a
full-height pair of plank doors centrally, with small square
opening to right, and lean-to with doorway. Left end of this
barn overlaps back of farmhouse, with a throughway. Grassed
yard retains areas of original cobbled flooring. INTERIORS of
farm buildings not accessible.
This group, with the farmhouse, is an unusually well retained
example of a northern Exmoor farm, of considerable historic
interest.


Listing NGR: SS7111246976

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