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North Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0741 / 51°4'26"N

Longitude: -4.0955 / 4°5'43"W

OS Eastings: 253294

OS Northings: 132624

OS Grid: SS532326

Mapcode National: GBR KP.DN8Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 2698.Y0M

Entry Name: North Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98747

Location: Fremington, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Fremington

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Fremington St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

FREMINGTON NORTH LANE, Bickington
SS 53 SW
2/44 North Farmhouse
6.7.76
II

Farmhouse, now private dwelling. C17, extended at lower end circa 1800. Rendered
stone and cob. Slate roof, with higher ridge to right hand side and gable ends. 2
rear lateral stacks heating former hall and service end with off-set, and brick
shaft to hall stack. Brick stacks at right gable end and set off the ridge at
break in roof levels.
Former 3-room and through-passage plan. In C19 the through-passage was blocked off
to form a pantry to the rear, and lobby entry to front. A new entrance and
staircase hall was introduced into the inner room end which was entirely rebuilt
and the old hall divided into 2 rooms.
2 storeys. 5-window range, all hornless C19 16-paned sashes mostly with original
glass, except at left end which has a 2-light casement, 2 panes per light,
heightened above with a window of 3 tall panes. C20 leanto with slate roof at left
end. Plank door to former through-passage with slate leanto canopy. C20 porch to
right with slate leanto roof enclosing smaller Gothick porch, one wall of which
remains with small Gothick pointed arched window. 2 hornless 16-paned sashes to
left and single sash to right.
Interior: former kitchen to left of through-passage has a scroll-stopped fireplace
lintel and bread oven with iron door made by J D Youing of Barnstaple. Moulded
bressumer above former hall fireplace, 2 panelled door with original hinges to
kitchen doorway. Integral cupboard with old joinery and hinges to hall. The
rebuilt lower end has staircase of circa 1800 with moulded plasterwork ceiling
cornice, which is repeated in the inner room and chamber over. Roof structure of 3
phases with 2, probably late C17, trusses over hall, 4 C19 trusses over upper
kitchen end and 2 late C18/early C19 trusses over rebuilt inner room end, all with
straight principals and no sign of smoke-blackening.


Listing NGR: SS5329432624

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