History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Horsewill Lake Farmhouse

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

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C3Q2XVH+7H

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

Tagged with: Farmhouse

Find accommodation in
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

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.