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Latitude: 50.7975 / 50°47'50"N
Longitude: -4.4679 / 4°28'4"W
OS Eastings: 226176
OS Northings: 102672
OS Grid: SS261026
Mapcode National: GBR K5.Z3Z2
Mapcode Global: FRA 16JZ.P5K
Plus Code: 9C2QQGWJ+XR
Entry Name: Borough
Listing Date: 18 December 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1317991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91920
Location: Bridgerule, Torridge, Devon, EX22
Civil Parish: Bridgerule
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bridgerule
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Building
Farmhouse, now dwelling. Possibly late medieval, subsequently altered, walls raised and refenestrated C19, extended early C20.
Roughcast over rubble and cob, corrugated iron roof, originally thatched, bargeboards, corrugated sheeting to addition,
C19 rebuilt brick stack west gable end, tall brick stack rising from eaves to left of entrance.
3-cell and cross passage facing north with single storey lean-to addition containing wc
and scullery on south front. Two storeys, long frontage lit only on north front end bay
left with 3-light casements ground and first floor, small stairlight window to right of
entrance with 2-light casement ground floor right, 4-panel door; unlit east gable end;
west gable end partly collapsed at time of survey (January 1988); 3-bay south front.
Interior: late medieval shouldered wooden doorframe in load-bearing wall to left of
through passage. This room has C19/C20 exposed joists, open fireplace projecting into
room with remains of bread oven to west. A straight stair rises against front wall,
corridor adjoining, pantry on south side with slate shelves and loadbearing wall to
through passage, 1930s chimneypiece in west gable end room. Roof space not accessible though believed to be of collarbeam construction.
The original plan of the farmhouse is not clear without
a more detailed survey.
Listing NGR: SS2617602672
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