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Flitton Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0633 / 51°3'47"N

Longitude: -3.8372 / 3°50'14"W

OS Eastings: 271353

OS Northings: 130929

OS Grid: SS713309

Mapcode National: GBR L1.F7QK

Mapcode Global: FRA 26V9.NXB

Entry Name: Flitton Barton

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288813

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398446

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 73 SW
10/110 Flitton Barton
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GV II
Barton, now farmhouse. Early to mid C17, with mid to late C19 alterations and
addition. Late C20 alterations. Rendered over cob and stone with C19 addition of
dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Gable-ended C20 (probably asbestos) slate roof
to C17 range (formerly thatched) and scantle-slate roof to C19 wing, with gable ends
to front and back. C17 stone square stacks with weatherings; C19 stone stack with
red-brick top.
Plan and development: C17 three-room plan facing south (ground falls to left).
Integral end stack to left and axial stack between central and right-hand room. Mid
to late C19 addition to right, consisting of entrance hall to left with porch to
front and staircase to rear, and slightly projecting gabled cross wing to right.
Probably C20 wing to rear of right-hand end of C17 range. Two storeys.
Exterior: Roughly symmetrical 3-window front to C17 range, with late C20 plate-glass
wooden casements in old openings. C20 glazed door to left with C20 lean-to glazed
porch. Left-hand ground-floor window was formerly doorway. C19 wing to right with
chamfered plinth and shaped barge boards. Two first-floor C19 wooden cross windows
with stone flat-arched heads and one ground-floor C20 plate-glass window (in C19
opening), also with stone flat arch. First-floor C19 one-light casement set-back to
left with wooden lintel. C19 half-glazed door to left (2 panels below and margin
lights above) and gabled stone porch with boarded door in beaded frame, approached by
slate steps.
Interior: Left-hand ground-floor room of C17 range has C17 open fireplace with stone
jambs and chamfered wooden lintel with runout stops; central ground-floor room has
C18 cupboard with 2 doors (each of 2 raised and fielded panels) and H-L hinges.
Right-hand ground-floor has C17 chamfered cross beam with runout stops. First-floor
rooms and roofspace not inspected at time of survey (September 1987).
The old list description (February 1967) refers to leaded windows, now replaced.

Listing NGR: SS7135330929

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

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