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Higher Northcott Including Barn Adjoining to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashreigney, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9152 / 50°54'54"N

Longitude: -3.9961 / 3°59'45"W

OS Eastings: 259779

OS Northings: 114754

OS Grid: SS597147

Mapcode National: GBR KT.QPGN

Mapcode Global: FRA 26JP.70Y

Plus Code: 9C2RW283+3H

Entry Name: Higher Northcott Including Barn Adjoining to South

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90800

Location: Ashreigney, Torridge, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ashreigney

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashreigney St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 51 SE
5/10 Higher Northcott including barn
adjoining to south.
Farmhouse. Circa early C17 possibly with late medieval origins, later C17 or early
C18, C19 and C20 additions. Plastered cob walls. Gable ended thatch roof. Brick
lateral stack at front of left-hand end, rendered rubble axial stack with brick
shaft built in front of it.
Plan: 3-room-and-through-passage plan with lower end to the left. Hall heated by
axial stack at its higher end with window bay in front. Lower room heated by stack
in front corner which is probably a C18 insertion. Unheated inner room. Beyond the
inner room, at the right end, is an L-shaped outbuilding addition, probably built in
the late C17 or early C18. C19 and C20 minor extensions made at rear of house.
Stairs inserted into passage in C20.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front of late C19 6-pane sashes at first
floor, late C20 single light casements without glazing bars on ground floor. To
right of centre is hall window projection with thatch extending down over it. C20
leanto porch in left-hand angle with hall bay has plank and part-glazed door to
passage behind it. Rectangular oven projection to hall stack to right of centre.
Gabled outbuilding wing projects from right-hand end with later lower extension in
front of it. At the left-hand end a C19 outbuilding has been added to the house
connecting it to a late C18 or early C19 barn which extends to the front of it.
Interior: hall has 2 roll-moulded axial beams, its fireplace has a chamfered wooden
lintel. Lower room has narrow-chamfered axial beam with run-out stops. Roof
trusses consist of probably C19 insubstantial rough straight principals and lapped

Listing NGR: SS5977914754

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