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Latitude: 50.9568 / 50°57'24"N
Longitude: -3.8105 / 3°48'37"W
OS Eastings: 272936
OS Northings: 119046
OS Grid: SS729190
Mapcode National: GBR L2.N2GC
Mapcode Global: FRA 26XL.1BF
Entry Name: West Rowley Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 February 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305693
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97453
Location: Romansleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX36
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Romansleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Romansleigh St Rumon
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 71 NW
3/48 West Rowley Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa early to mid C17, possibly of earlier origin, C18 and C19
alteration including internal refitting. Rubble core, roughcast with whitewash on
the front slate roof, half-hipped to left, gabled to right, very large central
Plan and development: lobby-entrance facing onto centre stack; this stack with back-
to-back fireplaces heating a kitchen to left and a hall to right. Beyond the right
end of the hall an inner room at the higher end. 2 storey porch over principal door
opening. Further door opening to right directly into inner room, probably a C19
Exterior: 2 storeys, 1:1:1:1 windows on the first floor, first and third window sets
with 5-light wooden-mullioned casements with iron moveable lights, first floor
windows with stopped labels. C19 casement to extreme right on the first floor of 2-
lights, below a single-light casement. Door opening to second bay from left with
the 2-storeyed porch, plain outer doorway on ground floor, inner doorway with a
plank door; on the first floor of the porch a C18 3-light casement centre moveable
iron light with small panes and lead canes, outer lights altered with larger panes,
below a stone sundial dated 1708. Further door opening to extreme right of front,
plank door. Rear elevation not inspected.
Interior: with C17 and C18 work surviving. Hall with chamfered and stopped ceiling
beams; panelling at the higher end with attached hall bench. C18 joinery including 2
fireplaces in bolection-moulded surrounds. C17 staircase.
Roof: the roof structure was not inspected.
Listing NGR: SS7293619046
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