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HER Number:MDV1080
Name:New Inn, Sampford Courtenay


Inn, circa early 17th century with later 17th century wing.


Grid Reference:SS 633 008
Map Sheet:SS60SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSampford Courtenay
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD COURTENAY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS60SW/20

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV228766.

The new inn stands at the crossroads at the entrance to the village. Thatched. In the bar the old open fireplace with oven and pothooks is still in use. Said to be 500 years old.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV228767.

Sheldon, l. /tda/69(1937)381/devon inns.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV228768.

Des=express & echo/ 9/9/1976.

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

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

Inn. Circa early C17 with later C17 wing. Rendered and plastered rubble and cob walls. Gable ended thatch roof. 3 gable end brick stacks, that to rear wing has projecting rendered rubble base. Plan: original plan not entirely clear but appears to run back from present front in 2-room range which may have had apassage between them. each room treated by gable end stack. 1-room wing added behind right-hand room also heated by end stack and probably built later in the C17. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front, left-hand side gabled and recessed slightly. Circa early C20 1, 2, 3 and 4-light casements. To left of centre is C19 6-panel door. The main range of the house extends to the rear of the left-hand end wnich has 5-window front of C19 and early C20 small-paned casements. Interior: front left-hand room has fireplace with chamfered granite jambs and replacement lintel. Section of chamfered plank and muntin screen at rear. The room behind has a framed ceiling of intersecting deep chamfered beams, unstopped. Fireplace has rough granite jambs and chamfered wooden lintel. Plank and muntin screen, chamfered with high hollow step stops above a wooden bench and doorframe with cranked head.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV228766Migrated Record:
SDV228767Migrated Record:
SDV228768Migrated Record:
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #67391 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 23 2014 11:02AM