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Latitude: 50.9624 / 50°57'44"N
Longitude: -3.7809 / 3°46'51"W
OS Eastings: 275030
OS Northings: 119622
OS Grid: SS750196
Mapcode National: GBR L3.MPZ3
Mapcode Global: FRA 26ZK.LVQ
Entry Name: Higher Kitcott Farmhouse Including Adjoining Stables
Listing Date: 14 October 1987
Last Amended: 9 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107303
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97452
Location: Romansleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX36
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Romansleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Romansleigh St Rumon
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
In the entry for
Lower Kitcott Farmhouse
SS71 NE including adjoining
the address shall be amended to read
Higher Kitcott Farmhouse
SS 71 NE
4/47 Lower Kitcott Farmhouse
- including adjoining stables
Farmhouse. Probably C16 or C17, altered in circa mid C19 when kitchen and stables
added. Rubble and cob, rendered and whitewashed, painted corrugated-iron roof, C19
brick stack shafts.
Plan: single room depth, 3 room-and-through-passage plan, lower end to left; lower
room and through-passage amalgamated C19 to form a single large room; hall to centre
with rear lateral stack, passageway inserted between hall and inner room with a C19
straight-flight staircase, inner room with an axial gable end fireplace. At right
angles to the lower end a high single storeyed kitchen wing with attached stables.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window range, predominantly C19 20-pane
sashes, C20 2-light casement to left of ground floor. 2 door openings, to right a
6-panelled C19 door, to left C19 plank door in the angle of the projecting wing.
Windowless at the rear. Attached short range of stables, small opening with plank
Interior: inaccessible at time of survey. Much refurbished with C18 and C19
joinery, fireplaces blocked by modern grates; dairy on ground floor at lower end
with slate shelves.
Roof: there is evidence of a cruck truss over the hall part of the house with collar
beam, C18 roof set over. This is the only cruck truss that appears to remain,
remainder of roof believed C18, raised eaves.
Listing NGR: SS7503019622
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