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Over Prestacott

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashwater, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7443 / 50°44'39"N

Longitude: -4.2826 / 4°16'57"W

OS Eastings: 239053

OS Northings: 96343

OS Grid: SX390963

Mapcode National: GBR NP.2HSD

Mapcode Global: FRA 17X3.PF3

Entry Name: Over Prestacott

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90723

Location: Ashwater, Torridge, Devon, EX21

County: Devon

District: Torridge

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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Listing Text

ASHWATER HIGHER PRESTACOTT
SX 39 NE
3/21 Over Prestacott
- II
Farmhouse. Circa late C17/early C18, C19 fenestration. Rendered colourwashed cob on
stone rubble footings, asbestos slate roof gabled at ends, formerly thatched, large
rendered stack on ridge with brick chimney shaft, C19 brick chimney at right gable
end. 2 room and through passage plan with the hall stack backing on to the passage
and the lower end room probably originally unheated with a stack inserted in the C19.
It is possible that there was originally an inner room which no longer exists and
that the plan was 3 room and through passage. Rear left single-storey lean-to for
dairy, now converted to a kitchen, is probably also C19. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-
window front with a C20 gabled porch. First floor window above porch is a 2-light
C19 casement panes per light. Other windows 3-light C19 casements, 9 panes per
light, all windows have internal iron stanchions.
Interior The passage is intact. The hall fireplace has C19 timber jambs and
lintel, the lintel said to conceal an earlier one. A new roof was put on over the
old trusses, which have been truncated, when the thatch was replaced with asbestos
slate.


Listing NGR: SX3912896101

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