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Gorran's Down

A Grade II Listed Building in Hartland, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9779 / 50°58'40"N

Longitude: -4.4649 / 4°27'53"W

OS Eastings: 227056

OS Northings: 122723

OS Grid: SS270227

Mapcode National: GBR K5.LQQK

Mapcode Global: FRA 16JJ.JB5

Entry Name: Gorran's Down

Listing Date: 19 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91199

Location: Hartland, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Hartland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Hartland St Nectan

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HARTLAND
SS 22 SE

4/132 Gorran's Down
-

- II

House. Probably later C17 but little evidence for dating survives. Extended in
C19. Rendered probably rubble walls with some cob. Thatch roof gabled to right end
and hipped to left. 2 brick stacks, one axial and one at right gable end.
Plan: original plan unclear owing to the C20 alterations, currently 2 large rooms
but may in fact have originated as 2 2-room plan cottages since a central thick wall
divides the house adjoining the axial chimneystack. C19 outshuts added along rear
wall and at left-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front of late C19 4-pane sashes on the
1st floor and later C20 2-light casements below. C20 gabled porch to right of
centre with glazed door. Lean-to outbuilding/store against left-hand end.
Interior: exhibits few early features at present although there is evidence that a
C17 fireplace may survive at the right-hand end. Roof structure consists of C18 or
C19 straight principal rafters.


Listing NGR: SS2705622723

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