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Berrington Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashwater, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7532 / 50°45'11"N

Longitude: -4.2905 / 4°17'25"W

OS Eastings: 238528

OS Northings: 97343

OS Grid: SX385973

Mapcode National: GBR NP.1V1W

Mapcode Global: FRA 17X3.0B9

Plus Code: 9C2QQP35+7R

Entry Name: Berrington Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90704

Location: Ashwater, Torridge, Devon, EX21

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ashwater

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashwater St Peter ad Vincula

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

ASHWATER
SX 39 NE
3/2 Berrington Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. C17 core, lower end rebuilt in the C19. Cob on stone footings,
whitewashed and rendered, slate roof gabled at ends. At the left end a projecting
C19 stone rubble stack with set-offs with coping heats the lower end room, brick
chimney shaft on ridge to hall stack, brick chimney shaft to right gable end stack
heating the inner room. 3 room and cross or through passage plan with rear addition.
The hall stack backs on to the passage. The lower end appears to have been entirely
rebuilt in the C19 and the inner room may originally have been unheated with a stack
added in the C19. A C19 stair has been inserted in the passage. 2 storeys.
Asymmetrical 4-window front, slightly advanced to the hall with a gabled C19 brick
porch and C19 front door leading into the passage. Two 2-light circa late C19
casements with glazing bars, the remainder of the fenestration is C20 with glazing
bars in enlarged embrasures.
Interior The hall has a large fireplace with chamfered lintel with diagonal stops
on rebuilt stone rubble jambs. 3 axial beams, the central beam chamfered with ogee
stops. C19 inner room chimney piece with decorative tiling. The left gable end
fireplace is large with stone rubble jambs, lintel concealed. Principal rafters
visible in the first floor rooms are straight. C19 estate roof trusses.


Listing NGR: SX3852897343

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