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West Ford

A Grade II Listed Building in Rose Ash, Devon

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Latitude: 50.993 / 50°59'34"N

Longitude: -3.7267 / 3°43'36"W

OS Eastings: 278913

OS Northings: 122935

OS Grid: SS789229

Mapcode National: GBR L5.KRQT

Mapcode Global: FRA 362H.9XV

Plus Code: 9C2RX7VF+68

Entry Name: West Ford

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97637

ID on this website: 101318190

Location: Ash Mill, North Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Rose Ash

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rose Ash

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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6/106 West Ford


House. Late C18 (information from owner), said to have been built by the Southcomb
family, rectors of Rose Ash from 1675 to 1948. Stone rubble, whitewashed and
rendered; slate roof, with deep eaves on paired brackets, hipped at ends; end stacks.
Plan: L plan, double depth south-facing main range with a rear left kitchen wing at
right angles, other service buildings to the rear form a small rear courtyard.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a platband at first floor level;
central entrance with step up to a late C18/early C19 half-glazed panelled front door
with a Greek key frieze, panelled reveals, an overlight with margin glazing and a
simple wooden porch with columns supporting a moulded cornice. Late C18/early C19
16-pane sashes to the outer bays and a central 12-pane first floor sash. The right
return has 2 late C18/early C19 16-pane sashes to the right, a round-headed first
floor window with margin glazing and a C20 Georgian style window on the ground floor.
Interior: Not inspected but includes shutters and other features of interest may

Listing NGR: SS7891322935

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