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Kennacott Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0159 / 51°0'57"N

Longitude: -4.0935 / 4°5'36"W

OS Eastings: 253247

OS Northings: 126147

OS Grid: SS532261

Mapcode National: GBR KP.J8SN

Mapcode Global: FRA 269F.K1H

Plus Code: 9C3Q2W84+9H

Entry Name: Kennacott Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Last Amended: 18 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261796

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436661

ID on this website: 101261796

Location: North Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Newton Tracey St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 52 NW
4/5 Kennacott Farmhouse
- (formerly listed under the
parish of Fremington)


Farmhouse. Cl7, remodelled and extended in early C19. Rendered stone and cob.
Slate roofs with gable end brick stacks to front range and gable end brick stack
and lateral brick stack to west side, enclosed in continuous outshut.
The Cl7 range probably originally 3-room plan but inner room demolished and
replaced by C19 symmetrical 2-room central staircase plan at right angles to the
Cl7 range which then became the rear service wing. 2 storeys. C19 facade has
3-window range. Early C20 2-light casements, 4 panes per light, above two 7-light
casements 6 panes per light flanking flat-roofed timber porch with 4 panelled
door, the upper panels glazed. Lean-to at right end. Rear wing has C19 casements
of 3 lights to left and 4 lights to right on each floor of 4-panelled door with slate
lean-to roof. Gothick pointed arched doorway at gable end.
Interior: Cl7 range contains fragment of moulded plaster cornice to hall. Fine
C19 integral lavatory seat with highly decorative bowl and original flushing
mechanism off principal chamber. C19 range undergoing extensive interior alterations
at time of survey (June 1985) but retains dog-leg staircase with moulded handrail
and turned balusters, and moulded cornice to room to left of entrance hall. 4 C19
trusses to front range with pegged lap-jointed collars and 2 tiers of trenched
purlins and diagonally set ridge purlin. Roof timbers to Cl7 range appear to have
been replaced in C20.

Listing NGR: SS5324726147

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