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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325286
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98490
Location: Bishop's Tawton, North Devon, Devon, EX32
Civil Parish: Bishop's Tawton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bishops Tawton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 52 NE
10/12 Horsewill Lake Farmhouse
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
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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