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Horwell Barton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colebrooke, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7895 / 50°47'22"N

Longitude: -3.7599 / 3°45'35"W

OS Eastings: 276044

OS Northings: 100359

OS Grid: SS760003

Mapcode National: GBR L4.ZP8S

Mapcode Global: FRA 3700.9A5

Entry Name: Horwell Barton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Last Amended: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96586

Location: Colebrooke, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Colebrooke

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Colebrooke

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

COLEBROOKE
SS 70 SE
3/73 Horwell Barton Farmhouse (formerly
listed as Horwell)
26.8.65
- II

Large farmhouse, former manor house. Circa 1840. Plastered rubble or cob; stone
rubble stacks with C19 and C20 brick chimney shafts (some plastered); slate roof.
Main block facing south-east has double depth plan with front and back rooms either
side of central entrance hall and staircase. Stacks in axial walls between front
and back rooms. Crosswings on either side are set back from front and project a
little to rear and each has a later stack on inner walls. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 1:3:1 front. Main block has projecting 3-window front. Central 6-
panel front door with overlight, panelled reveals and Tuscan porch with granite
columns and moulded entablature. It is flanked by original 20-pane (8/12) sashes
but first floor has replacement large pane sashes. The set-back 1-window fronts of
the crosswings have original first floor 20-pane sashes but here ground floor
sashes are replacements. Return sides of main block have blind windows. Corners
of main block and wings have stucco quoins and a plat band runs right across front
at first floor level. Main roof and crosswings are hipped each end. Roof now has
plain projecting eaves but is said to have once had a parapet. Interior not
inspected.
Horwell Barton is a former manor house and a document of 1695 records the tenant as
Anna Davie.
Source: Devon S.M.R.


Listing NGR: SS7604400359

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