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Bowens and Railings. Gatepiers and Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Braunton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1126 / 51°6'45"N

Longitude: -4.1588 / 4°9'31"W

OS Eastings: 248981

OS Northings: 137030

OS Grid: SS489370

Mapcode National: GBR KL.B48Q

Mapcode Global: VH3Q7.V9RD

Entry Name: Bowens and Railings. Gatepiers and Outbuilding

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Last Amended: 14 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310016

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98318

Location: Braunton, North Devon, Devon, EX33

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Braunton

Built-Up Area: Braunton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Braunton St Brannock

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 4837-4937 BRAUNTON CHURCH STREET (east side)
11/79 Bowens and Railings. Gatepiers
- and outbuilding. (Formerly listed
25.2.65 as Chapel Hill Farm)

- II

House, formerly farmhouse. Circa mid C19. Rubble stone with slate roof and
cornice. Brick stacks to each gable end. 2 storeys with 2-storey outshut to rear.
Symmetrical Plan. 2 large timber sashes 8 panes over 8 panes on each floor
flanking smaller sash 6 panes over 6 panes over round-arched doorway with carved
keystone and 6 panelled door with blocked fanlight. All windows have stone sills
and all openings have painted stone lintels and. Lions heads in relief on
guttering. Continuous facade plat-band of reset C15/C16 stonework, composed of
roughly square blocks, 33 still with carvings but some badly weathered, decorated
with various quatrefoil and foliated designs. Rubble wall extends from front left
end of house with flat dressed stone capping then drops to low rubble wall each side
of rubble gate piers as base for iron railings swept up at ends with spearheaded
shafts interspersed with classical urn heads. Gatepiers have square dressed stone
cappings and each has single block of carved reset C15/C16 stone near the base.
Single leaf gate with iron spear-headed bars and dogbars. Outbuilding extending at
right angles from right hand gable end now garage of rubble with scantle slate roof
hipped to front on slated lean-to roof behind. Plank door of 2 leaves with small
square niches in the flanking gate piers.

Listing NGR: SS4898437029

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