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HER Number:MDV104645
Name:Cranches, Bolberry


House, originally a small farmhouse, dating back to the 17th Century.


Grid Reference:SX 689 392
Map Sheet:SX63NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMalborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMALBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII to Modern - 1601 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Waterhouse, R., 1998, Smoking Chambers in Devon, Part 2, 8 (Article in Serial). SDV348115.

Smoking chamber comprising a circular chamber and well with a slit window in side. The corbelled dome is intact. The room over the oven may have been entered from outside at ground level.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

'Cranches' shown.

Rightmove PLC, 2013, Rightmove (Website). SDV351709.

Cranches, originally a small farmhouse dating back to the 17th Century is a detached period cottage with externally colour washed stone and cob walls under a pitched slated roof with a timber frame single storey extension to the north. At one end of the house there is an old smokehouse/kiln with filtration plant and pump for borehole water supply .

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348115Article in Serial: Waterhouse, R.. 1998. Smoking Chambers in Devon, Part 2. Devon Buildings Group Newsletter. 16. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64116 ]
SDV351709Website: Rightmove PLC. 2013. Rightmove. www.rightmove.co.uk. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 23 2019 10:59AM