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Halwill Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Davidstow, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6674 / 50°40'2"N

Longitude: -4.6531 / 4°39'11"W

OS Eastings: 212610

OS Northings: 88660

OS Grid: SX126886

Mapcode National: GBR N5.7BM6

Mapcode Global: FRA 1749.WJY

Entry Name: Halwill Barton

Listing Date: 17 December 1962

Last Amended: 11 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67383

Location: Davidstow, Cornwall, PL32

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Davidstow

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Davidstow

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

DAVIDSTOW
SX 18 NW
1/114 Halwill Barton (previously listed
17.12.62 as Halwell Barton)
GV II

House. Circa early C17 partly remodelled in 1692 (datestone). Stone rubble,
rendered on south east front elevation and slate-hung on south west (left hand side)
elevation. Rag slate roofs. Front range has circa early C17 moulded granite end
stack on right, circa C17 granite axial stack on rear left and circa C20 brick
lateral stack to front left. Remains of stone rubble stack on gable end of south
west rear wing on left.
Plan: House arranged around courtyard. Front range on south east of 2 room and cross
passage plan, the left hand room heated by a front lateral stack and the right hand
room by an end stack. Circa C19 stair probably replacing earlier turreted stair in
shallow projection to rear of passage. Lower 2-storey range, probably of 1-room plan
added in circa mid C18 on right hand gable end. To rear left the circa C17 south
west wing is of 1 room plan, forming a large kitchen, heated by an axial stack with
circa C17 granite shaft which backs on to the rear of the left hand room of the front
range (south east). This wing was partly remodelled in the late C19. Circa later
C19 dairy added on north west gable end of rear wing. The third side of thecourtyard
on the north west is enclosed by a probable late C17 service range which was
possibly remodelled in the C18 or C19 becoming a shippon with loft above. Circa C19
lean-to outshot added across rear elevation. Stone rubble wall on north east
encloses fourth side of courtyard. The datestone 1692 in the label stops on the
front elevation probably indicates the date of an addition or remodelling.
Exterior: 2 storey south east front elevation with asymmetrical 4 window arrangement.
Entrance to right of centre with C19 panelled door and C20 glazed porch. 2 C19 2-
light horizontal sliding sashes to left and C19 horizontal sliding sash to right with
hoodmould and datestone 1692 in label. First floor with 4 C19 2-light horizontal
sliding sashes. The front wall and part of the left hand side wall appear to have
been partly rebuilt in the C19. Rear elevation with 3-light mullion window lighting
right hand room. Lower 2-storey range on right. South west wing to rear left slate
hung with circa early to mid C17 granite chamfered doorframe with pyramid stops to
jambs in north east elevation, opening into courtyard. North west wing faces
courtyard; 1 storey and attic with 2-light mullion window and row of pigeon holes
below eaves and in gable end.
Interior: Cross passage in front range on south east flanked by lath and plaster
partitions with C19 stair in projection to rear. C20 chimney-piece in left hand
room. Ceiling beams replaced in C19. Kitchen in south west wing on rear left has
C19 kitchen mantle shelf. Several C18 2-panel doors. First floors and roof not
accessible.

Listing NGR: SX1261088660

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