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Horsewill Lake Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Tawton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0431 / 51°2'35"N

Longitude: -4.0211 / 4°1'15"W

OS Eastings: 258412

OS Northings: 129029

OS Grid: SS584290

Mapcode National: GBR KS.GH5F

Mapcode Global: FRA 26GC.99H

Entry Name: Horsewill Lake Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98490

Location: Bishop's Tawton, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Bishop's Tawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bishops Tawton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BISHOPS TAWTON
SS 52 NE
10/12 Horsewill Lake Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Probably 1678 by date on fireplace lintel, remodelled in early C19.
Whitewashed, rendered rubble and cob. Dry slate roofs. Brick stacks at each end
and large lateral stack to rear; also brick. 3-room and through-passage plan with
right-angled kitchen and dairy extension to rear forming overall T-shaped plan.
2 storeys. 4-window range of C19 sashes, 6 over 6 panes, with original glazing. 2
similar sashes each side of brick porch with hipped slate roof with 1/2-glazed
panelled door. 6 panelled inner door with overlight. Window at lower end has sash
6 over 6 panes with 3 panes below to ground level to resemble a French window.
Lean-to at each end has slatted window with 5-paned overlight. To rear, first
floor sash 6 over 9 panes across the angle of the T-shape. C19 3-light casement to
right side of rear extension and two 2-light casements above. Slated outshut to
left side.
Interior: ovolo-moulded hall fireplace lintel partially exposed and dated 1678.
Chamfered beam to kitchen, reused joist to hall ceiling. C19 joinery largely
intact including classical style doorcase to rear of through-passage, dog-leg
staircase with stick balusters and moulded handrail ramped up to square newel. C17
roof trusses to rear right-angled extension otherwise roof structure C19 when the
front range was heightened.


Listing NGR: SS5841229029

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