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HER Number:MDV11573
Name:Underdown Farmhouse, Yarcombe


Underdown farmhouse.17th century roughcast thatched (doe).


Grid Reference:ST 238 077
Map Sheet:ST20NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYarcombe
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishYARCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20NW/9
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Early Medieval to XVIII - 1066 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103702.

Doe/hhr:honiton rd/(1950)49.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103703.

Alcock, n. W. /cruck construction(cba res rep 42)/(1981)112.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103704.

Gover, j. E. B. + mawer, a. + stenton, f. M. /the place-names of devon/(1931)653.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103705.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=according to alcock, this is a medieval building (worksheet).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103700.


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

Vis=18/8/1960 (os) the building is of rubble construction with plaster patching in places and the sw front rough cast. The nw end of the building of different character bears date 1713 in the gable. Ashlar chimney above is dated 1719. Two storeyed porch in centre of sw front is probably also an addition of this period. The building has an upper cruck roof construction with curved windbraces. In one of the bedrooms is a long built-in cupboard with the date 1691 painted on one of the panels (os).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV326871.

Underdown farmhouse.17th century roughcast thatched (doe).

Alcock, N. W., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV57461.

Vis=jointed cruck recorded (alcock).

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One (Monograph). SDV1312.

Vis=documented in 1467 (mawer et al).

Pearce, N., Undated, Med. House (Worksheet). SDV103701.

Des=worksheet(pearce, n. ).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV103700Migrated Record:
SDV103701Worksheet: Pearce, N.. Undated. Med. House. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV103702Migrated Record:
SDV103703Migrated Record:
SDV103704Migrated Record:
SDV103705Migrated Record:
SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback.
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV326871Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV57461Migrated Record: Alcock, N. W..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 9:51AM