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Westacott House and Barn Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Landkey, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0775 / 51°4'39"N

Longitude: -4.02 / 4°1'11"W

OS Eastings: 258592

OS Northings: 132850

OS Grid: SS585328

Mapcode National: GBR KS.DHF7

Mapcode Global: FRA 26G8.PP2

Plus Code: 9C3Q3XHJ+22

Entry Name: Westacott House and Barn Attached

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325270

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98609

Location: Landkey, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Landkey

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Landkey St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Westacott House and Barn

Farmhouse with barn attached. House probably C16 remodelled in late C17 when the
barn was added. House extended in late C18/early C19. Colour painted rendered
stone and cob. Slate roofs, hipped at left end, roof level raised towards right
end. Barn is stone-fronted, cob to rear. Slate roof with gable end. Overall L-
shaped plan with barn extending at right angles to front right side of farmhouse.
Farmhouse originally 3-cell plan, with hall and upper end heated by rear lateral
stacks both with brick shafts. Ridge stack with brick shaft formerly at lower
gable end now enclosed by C18/C19 extensions with further brick stack at left end
and small 2-storied extension to rear of this addition. House has 2-storeys, 5-
window range. C20 fenestration. Barn has slated canopy with projecting piers to
full height each side of wide threshing door of 2 leaves. with opposing doors to
rear. Double plank doors to right. Buttress to full height at right end. Plank
door to left end near the angle of the farmhouse with ovolo mullion timber window
of 2-lights to right. 3-light C19 window above. 2-light chamfered timber mullion
window to rear.
Interior: ovolo moulded timber lintel to chimneypiece at upper end of farmhouse,
formerly with plasterwork overmantel said to have been the Acland Crest and dated
1690. 3 raised cruck trusses survive over hall and lower end, 1 with cranked
collar tenoned into soffit mortices to principals. No sign of smoke-blackening. 2
tiers of threaded purlins and diagonally set ridge purlin. Straight principals to
2 trusses over right hand end, with superimposed C17 roof structure above these of
2 trusses with lap-jointed collars.

Listing NGR: SS5859232850

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