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Hilltown Farmhouse with Barn and Outbuildings Attached at West End

A Grade II Listed Building in Satterleigh and Warkleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9922 / 50°59'31"N

Longitude: -3.913 / 3°54'46"W

OS Eastings: 265840

OS Northings: 123160

OS Grid: SS658231

Mapcode National: GBR KY.KSMF

Mapcode Global: FRA 26PH.9CP

Plus Code: 9C2RX3RP+VR

Entry Name: Hilltown Farmhouse with Barn and Outbuildings Attached at West End

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Last Amended: 8 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1258620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445322

ID on this website: 101258620

Location: Satterleigh and Warkleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Satterleigh and Warkleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Warkleigh St John

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

4/180 Hilltown Farmhouse with barn
- and Outbuildings attached at
20.2.67 west end
- II

Farmhouse with barn and outbuildings attached. Farmhouse late C17, barn probably
C18 and outbuildings. C19. Painted rendered stone rubble and cob. Thatch roof,
continuous over attached barn, gable end to right, hipped at left end. Brick stacks
to right gable end and to left (former gable) end of farmhouse, and tall brick shaft
to rear outshut. Gable ended slate roof to attached outbuildings.
Farmhouse has 2-room and cross-passage plan, the passage containing C19 straight-run
staircase, with smaller parlour to left and large kitchen to right. Dairy wing
added probably in C18 to rear creating L-shaped plan, with slated outshut in the
angle. Barn attached at left end set at right angles to farmhouse, the roof
continuous, but upper left side of barn has been partially demolished. Outbuildings
with cob courtyard walls with pantile capping extend forward at the right end of the
barn to front of farmhouse.
2 storeys. 4-window range. C19/early C20 fenestration. 3-light casement at left
end, otherwise 2 lights, all 2 panes per light. Ground floor has a 3-light casement
6 panes per light to each side of plank door, the upper 2 panels glazed. Barn has
double plank doors to cart entrance.
Interibr. Largely remodelled in C19, all 4-panelled doors surviving and C19
staircase. Kitchen fireplace at right end has late C17 ovolo moulded timber lintel
with incised X, bar and scroll stops. Recess to left may have originally been a
smoking chamber, later converted to creamery.
Roof trusses are wide span straight principals with pegged lapped collars. Some,
almost certainly reused, smoke-blackened rafters at intervals suggest a complete
rebuilding in the late C17 of a former medieval farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SS6584023160

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