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Home Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Black Torrington, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91572

Location: Black Torrington, Torridge, Devon, EX21

County: Devon

District: Torridge

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

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Listing Text

BLACK TORRINGTON WEST CHILLA
SS 40 SW

9/18 Home Farm
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GV II

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-
roofing.


Listing NGR: SS4412702189

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