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HER Number:MDV11578
Name:Woonton Farmhouse, Chardstock


The farmhouse of rubble and flint with a hipped thatched roof was apparently rebuilt in the 17th century.


Grid Reference:ST 292 054
Map Sheet:ST20NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChardstock
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHARDSTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20NE/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 87818

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

NMR CITING OS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV103731.

Vis=23/6/1982 (os) w range now used as farm buildings. No ground evidence of moat and no local knowledge of such (nmr citing os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103733.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103734.

Doe/hhr:62:part of east devon(19/10/1984)43.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103735.

Des=nmr/799061 + 799063/photos in nmr/().

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103736.

Nbr=st20ne/512144/32152/report, plan + drawings in nbr/().

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103737.

Nbr=st20ne/512145/32152/report, plan + drawings in nbr/().

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103738.

Des=carter, r. W.(chard history group)/appendix b - chardstock parish check list/(april 1999)/in pf.

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

Vis=26/7/1960(os) house is as above. The site is moated, traces still visible.

DOE FMW VISIT, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV326873.

Woonton farm. Site first recorded in 12th century (doe hhr) present house apparently rebuilt in 17th century. Buildings placed round small court. House is of rubble and flint, hipped thatched roof.

CARTER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV47986.

Possible moat at woonton manor house now obscured by quarrying (carter).

Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills, Photos and plan (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Chardstock, 11 (Report - non-specific). SDV346476.

Woonton Farm, north-west of the village, has a late 17th century front of rubblestone, seven bays, the lower windows with stone mullions and transoms, flat headed arches of dressed stone and large keystones.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH030H (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

17th century farmhouse, rebuilt in the 18th century. 7 window front, hipped roof, stone rubble with freestone dressings. Rubble stone walls. Roof of Roman tiles.

Thorp, J., 2003, Woonton Farm, BH030001 (Ground Photograph). SDV351025.

Thorp, J., 2003, Woonton Farm, BH030021-BH030022 (Un-published). SDV351026.

English Heritage, 2011, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV346128.

Woonton Farmhouse and outbuildings adjoining north. Circa 17th century house rebuilt in early 18th century. Stone rubble with freestone dressings. Steeply pitched new concrete tile hipped roof. Two storeys. Seven bays. Plain stone window architraves, ground floor with keystones, four with stone mullions and transoms, the remainder replaced by sashes with glazing bars. Doorway to right of centre in moulded stone architrave with flat head and modern timber porch. Two ashlar ridge chimney stacks with cornices. Lean-to at left hand (west) end circa 18th century. Wing at rear and outbuildings built around courtyard built of stone rubble with slate roofs and with stone doorway architraves.
Interior not inspected but said to contain open fireplace and exposed ceiling beam in one room. Plain 18th century stair.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV103731Report - Survey: NMR CITING OS.
SDV103733Migrated Record:
SDV103734Migrated Record:
SDV103735Migrated Record:
SDV103736Migrated Record:
SDV103737Migrated Record:
SDV103738Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV326873Migrated Record: DOE FMW VISIT.
SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Photos and plan.
SDV346128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2011. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV346476Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Chardstock. East Devon District Council. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH030H.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #75126 ]
SDV351025Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Woonton Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH030001.
SDV351026Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Woonton Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH030021-BH030022.
SDV47986Migrated Record: CARTER.

Associated Monuments

MDV79801Part of: Woonton Farm, Chardstock (Building)
MDV103746Related to: Cartshed, Woonton Farm (Building)
MDV53316Related to: IRON WORKS in the Parish of Chardstock (Monument)
MDV103745Related to: Linhays, Woonton Farm (Building)
MDV103739Related to: Lofted Shippon, Woonton Farm (Building)
MDV63227Related to: SAW PIT in the Parish of Chardstock (Monument)
MDV103738Related to: Shippon, Woonton Farm (Building)
MDV103736Related to: Threshing Barn, Woonton Farm (Building)
MDV103747Related to: Wagon Shed, Woonton Farm (Building)
MDV1527Related to: Woonton Farm, Roman Kiln (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2015 10:04AM