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Latitude: 50.9341 / 50°56'2"N
Longitude: -4.1515 / 4°9'5"W
OS Eastings: 248917
OS Northings: 117164
OS Grid: SS489171
Mapcode National: GBR KM.PD3P
Mapcode Global: FRA 266M.SKB
Entry Name: Church Ford
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326620
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91733
Location: Little Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX38
Civil Parish: Little Torrington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Little Torrington St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 41 NE
6/117 Church Ford
House. C17 or possibly earlier extended in C19. Plastered cob and rubble walls.
Thatch roof to lower range hipped at end and gabled tile roof to C19 wing. 2 brick
axial stacks - 1 to thatched range and one to the C19 wing where the 2 parts of the
Plan: L-shaped plan with older range running east-west down the slope. This was
probably 3 rooms originally, possibly with a cross passage but an axial stack now
divides the 2 main rooms and the lower end has been subdivided. At the front of its
higher end a circa mid C19 wing has been added consisting of 3 rooms in a row.
Exterior: 2 storeys. L-shaped front C19 range projecting to left has regular 3
window front of C19 3:2:3 light small-paned casements on first floor. Below of are 2
4-light French windows each in a bay. Between them is a C20 glazed door in a small
porch. Older range projects from right-hand end considerably lower with 3 window
front. Consisting of small C20 2-light casements on first floor, the 2 right-hand
one dormers. On the ground floor are 2 fixed small-paned lights to the left. To
their right is an C18 2-light wooden mullion window. The thatch extends down in a
catslide over the right-hand part of this range forming a pentice for an open porch
with a C19 plank door behind. Lower C19 single storey outbuilding attached at right-
Interior: inaccessible at time of survey but likely to contain features of interest
such as open fireplace, ceiling beams and possibly early roof timbers.
Listing NGR: SS4891717164
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