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HER Number:MDV11530
Name:Huntsham Court


Huntsham court rebuilt 1869-1870 ad by ferrey, it is said on the pattern of the pre-existing mansion. Some of the old oak panelling reinstated in the hall.(pevsner).


Grid Reference:ST 001 205
Map Sheet:ST02SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHuntsham
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHUNTSHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST02SW/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*): 96738

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

DOE 1987, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38499.

Huntsham court including walls and gatepiers to courtyard immediately to the west. Dated 1869-70 by benjamin ferry for charles troyte, renovations of the 1980s. Grey stone rubble with ham hill dressings; red tiled roof; stacks. Tudor style, with an asymmetrical plan. Double depth main range. West facing entrance elevation with a crosswing to the left and 2 bay projecting block. Some of the interior features were removed this century and have been replaced with c19 substitutes but a considerable amount of ferrey's interior survives. See doe list for full details (doe 1987).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38500.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38501.

Pevsner, n. /buildings of england. N. Devon/(1952)104.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38502.

Hoskins, w. G. /new survey of england, devon/(1954)414.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38503.

Mildren, j. /western morning news/14th august 1981, 6.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38504.

Des=timms, s. /as above and photos/(12/9/1979)/in dcc con sec collection film 497 and slides/(15/6/1983)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV38505.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV38506.

Aph=dap/gz 4-5(11/12/1986).

MILDREN, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV152799.

Vis=-/7/1981 (mildren) architect was benjamin ferry. House contains painted ceiling and octagonal kitchen block.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177625.

Huntsham court rebuilt 1869-1870 ad by ferrey, it is said on the pattern of the pre-existing mansion. Some of the old oak panelling reinstated in the hall.(pevsner).

Timms, S. C., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV2.

Vis=15/6/1983 (timms) house has been converted to private hotel and has been carefully restored (it was empty in 1979). To the north lie a walled garden with high brick walls and a stable block set round a courtyard. Stable block is plain dated 1868. Parkland setting.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=23/10/1967(os) no indications of the former house, externally no reused material.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV152799Migrated Record: MILDREN.
SDV177625Migrated Record:
SDV2Report - Survey: Timms, S. C..
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #74615 ]
SDV38499Migrated Record: DOE 1987.
SDV38500Migrated Record:
SDV38501Migrated Record:
SDV38502Migrated Record:
SDV38503Migrated Record:
SDV38504Migrated Record:
SDV38505Migrated Record:
SDV38506Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV109128Related to: Huntsham Court Park and Gardens (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2015 11:51AM