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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310016
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98318
Location: Braunton, North Devon, Devon, EX33
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
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)
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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