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Bridge Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashreigney, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9051 / 50°54'18"N

Longitude: -3.9081 / 3°54'29"W

OS Eastings: 265931

OS Northings: 113468

OS Grid: SS659134

Mapcode National: GBR KY.R7RK

Mapcode Global: FRA 26PQ.58K

Entry Name: Bridge Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90813

Location: Ashreigney, Torridge, Devon, EX18

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Ashreigney

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashreigney St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ASHREIGNEY COPY LAKE
SS 61 SE
7/23 Bridge Farmhouse
II
Farmhouse. Early C17 with C18 and C19 additions. Rubble and rendered cob walls.
Gable ended thatch roof; slate and corrugated iron to additions at right end. 3
brick stone rubble stacks, one lateral at rear and one at each gable end with brick
shafts.
Plan: 3 room and through-passage plan, lower end to the left with 2 storey porch in
front of passage. Hall heated by rear lateral stack. Lower and inner room stacks
may have been inserted in the C19. Probably C18 dairy outshut built behind inner
room, with C19 outshut adjoining it. Attached at the right end of the house (beyond
the inner room) is a C19 outbuilding, possibly a wash-house which adjoins a C18
shippon beyond it.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Long asymmetrical 6-window front of C20 small paned 2- and 3-
light casements. C20 part-glazed stable-type door to right of centre. 2 storey
hipped roof C17 porch to left of centre with square-headed doorway which has ovolo-
moulded wooden lintel. Early C20 panelled and glazed door behind porch. Slate
roofed 1-window C19 addition at right-hand end with pentice slate roof in front
resting on low stone wall with brick piers. Corrugated iron roofed shippon beyond
with doorway on front wall and 2-light square section wooden mullion window on end
wall.
Interior: the passage has a plank and muntin screen to either side with ovolo-
moulded muntins which have hollow step stops. Lower room has fireplace with rough
wooden lintel. Hall fireplace has ovolo-moulded wooden lintel which has hollow step
stops. Brick oven. Inner room fireplace has plainwooden lintel. Probably C17 roof
trusses consisting of substantial straight principals with purlins resting on their
backs.
This house preserves an attractive traditional exterior and some good quality
internal carpentry.


Listing NGR: SS6593113468

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