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A Grade II Listed Building in Northam, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0384 / 51°2'18"N

Longitude: -4.2102 / 4°12'36"W

OS Eastings: 245141

OS Northings: 128885

OS Grid: SS451288

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.GWT2

Mapcode Global: FRA 262C.MM8

Entry Name: Leighbarn

Listing Date: 19 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90561

Location: Northam, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Northam

Built-Up Area: Northam

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Northam St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 4528 5/77

C18. The only pre-C19 building on the property, rectangular, stone, now
with machine tile roof. Adapted as dwelling. Formerly with old timber
lintols to openings. Some former pigeon-holes remain. Burrough House,
the ancient manor house originally on this site was the home of Stephen
and William Burrough, explorer and Vice-Admiral respectively, in Elizabethan
times. Later the seat of the Leighs. Kingsley's probably mythical character,
Amyas Leigh was supposed to have lived here. Later the home of C18 Admiral
Barton. The house was entirely rebuilt in 1868, later divided into 2
properties, Burrough House and Burrough Farm.

Listing NGR: SS4514128885

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