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West Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0541 / 51°3'14"N

Longitude: -3.8209 / 3°49'15"W

OS Eastings: 272473

OS Northings: 129884

OS Grid: SS724298

Mapcode National: GBR L1.FZVD

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WB.H83

Entry Name: West Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398768

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

NORTH MOLTON
SS 7229-7329
18/125 West Park Farmhouse
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GV II
Farmhouse. Mid to late C17 with mid to late C19 alterations and additions.
Rendered, probably over stone rubble and cob, with gable-ended asbestos-slate roof
(formerly thatched). C19 additions of uncoursed stone rubble (red brick dressings to
C19 lean-to addition) with gable-ended scantle-slate roof. C17 stone stacks with
weatherings and later red-brick tops; C19 red-brick stack to wing.
Plan and development: Overall L-plan C17 two-room central-entrance plan, facing
south. Integral end stacks and staircase at rear of central entrance hall. C19
kitchen wing projecting at right angles to front of right-hand end with store-room in
ground-floor to front. Continuous lean-to at rear of C17 range, altered or added in
the C19. Eaves probably raised at some time (see joints in left-hand gable end),
possibly in the C19. Two storeys.
Exterior: Formerly symmetrical front, now asymmetrical with 4 windows to first floor
and 3 to ground floor; mid to late C19 two-light wooden casements. Entrance (central
to C17 range) between second and third ground-floor windows from left with C19 four-
panelled door (upper panels glazed and lower panels beaded flush). Four stone steps
up to doorway. Gable end of C19 wing to right with shaped barge boards and first-
floor C19 two light wooden casement with segmental stone-arched head. Left-hand
return front with 2 first-floor C19 wooden small-paned casements and ground-floor C19
2-light wooden casement off-centre to left with segmental stone-arched head. Boarded
door to left with segmental stone-arched head and boarded door to store-room at
right-hand end, with large 3-part rectangular overlight and wooden lintel. Lean-to
at rear with C19 two-light wooden casement and C19 boarded door in left-hand (west)
end, both with red brick jambs and segmental-arched heads.
Interior: Ground-floor rooms in C17 range have chamfered cross beams and half beams
with runout stops. C19 staircase to rear of entrance hall, replacing C17 stair. C19
doors. Winder staircase in C19 kitchen wing.

Listing NGR: SS7247329884

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

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