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HER Number:MDV101205
Name:Perry Ash farmhouse, Brentor


Farmhouse with 16th century origins, 17th century remodelling. 20th century renovations. Whitewashed stone rubble with 20th century Delabole slate roof gabled at ends. Rendered chimneys at gabled ends of main block.


Grid Reference:SX 478 802
Map Sheet:SX48SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBrentor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XV to XVI - 1500 AD to 1599 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1104834 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

7/37 Perry Ash - GV II
Farmhouse. C16 origins, C17 remodelling. C20 renovations. Whitewashed stone rubble with C20 Delabole slate roof gabled at ends. Rendered chimneys at gabled ends of main block.
Original plan probably 2 or 3 rooms and through passage, with C16 stack backing into passage. In 1647 (datestone) the inner room may have been added or rebuilt with a projecting semi-circular stair turret (q.v. Woodmanswell Cottage). The passage and lower end no longer exist although there is a small addition at the lower end of the hall stack under a slightly lower roof. 2 storeys, 2-window asymmetrical front with C20 front door and further entrance on front at left. Irregular fenestration, 2 C20 2-light casements, one 1-light fixed window with glazing bars. Interior Massive granite fireplace with lintel carried on a corbel (q.v. Monkstone and East Liddaton) on one side only. 1 cross beam to hall, slate floor. Inner room has exposed ceiling beams and large fireplace with chamfered fireplace lintel C17 waney joists with chamfers room blocked but retains stone hollow-chamfered jambs and lintel, jambs with pyramid stops. Roof timbers replaced late C20. Timber newel stair.
Listing NGR: SX4784880235

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #61446 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1104834.

Associated Monuments

MDV107054Part of: Farmstead at South Brentor (Monument)
MDV107050Related to: South Brentor Farm, Brentor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 20 2014 11:35AM