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Latitude: 50.7983 / 50°47'53"N
Longitude: -4.2132 / 4°12'47"W
OS Eastings: 244127
OS Northings: 102189
OS Grid: SS441021
Mapcode National: GBR KJ.Z2GF
Mapcode Global: FRA 262Z.DG0
Entry Name: Home Farm
Listing Date: 26 January 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162588
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91572
Location: Black Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX21
Civil Parish: Black Torrington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Black Torrington St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
BLACK TORRINGTON WEST CHILLA
SS 40 SW
9/18 Home Farm
Farmhouse. Early C17 possibly with earlier origins altered in C19 and C20.
Rendered cob and rubble walls. Gable-ended corrugated asbestos roof, corrugated
iron to attached barn. Brick stack at left gable-end, axial stone stack with
tapering cap, dripmoulds and dripcourse.
Plan: originally 3-room-and-through-passage plan with hall stack backing onto
passage and projecting hall bay. Lower room to right rebuilt as barn in C19
possibly along tne lines of what was previously there. There are 2 small rooms at
the higher end - one in front, one behind, - which are probably later subdivisions
of tne inner room. Early C20 lean-to added at rear of hall and passage. In circa
lid C20 the house was completely re-roofed and virtually reduced to 1 storey with
the top floor made' inaccessible.
Exterior: single storey. Asymmetrical 2-window front of C20 2- and 3-light
casements - the right-hand one in projecting hall bay. Roof drops considerably over
right-nand half incorporating barn and passage which has plank door. Barn has
doorway at its right end with adjoining window and 1st floor loading hatch.
Interior: hall fireplace opening is blocked. 2 chamfered ceiling beams with an
arrangement of less substantial beams forming a square in front of the fireplace
reputedly for hanging and smoking the bacon. Roof trusses replaced in C20 re-
Listing NGR: SS4412702189