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Howard Barton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hittisleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7557 / 50°45'20"N

Longitude: -3.7902 / 3°47'24"W

OS Eastings: 273820

OS Northings: 96654

OS Grid: SX738966

Mapcode National: GBR QF.5Q1X

Mapcode Global: FRA 27Y2.WRR

Entry Name: Howard Barton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 445101

Location: Hittisleigh, Mid Devon, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Hittisleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Hittisleigh St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


5/169 Howard Barton Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Probably C16 core, rebuilt in mid C17, refurbished in late C19,
modernised 1984. Plastered cob on rubble footings; brick and granite stacks all
topped with late C19 brick; slate roof (formerly thatch). Originally a 3-room-
and-through-passage house facing south-east with service room at left (south-west)
end. In C18 or C19 inner room end extended one room and in C19 service room
refurbished and stair built blocking rear passage door. End stack to service room,
axial hall stack backing onto former passage and inner room stack in former gable-
end. Irregular 5-window front of late C19 and C20 casements with late C19
repiartite sash at left end. Late C19 4-panel door with overlight and monopitch
slate-roofed hood to passage. 1984 French windows near right end (former inner
room). Roof half-hipped each end.
Good mid C17 interior features to hall and inner room. Both have chamfered
crossbeams with bar-scroll stops, chamfered window lintels with scroll stops and
granite fireplaces with ogee moulded oak lintels with enriched chamfer-scroll
stops. The lintel of inner room fireplace was raised in height in late C19 with
insertion of brick side oven. Left of this fireplace is winder stair to first
floor where chambers divided by plastered cob-nogged framed partition. Roof not
accessible. Service end rebuilt in late C19.

Listing NGR: SX7382096654

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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