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HER Number:MDV11734
Name:Brewhouse to north of Shamland, Abbotsham


Seventeenth century brewhouse with an eighteenth century barn extension.


Grid Reference:SS 420 268
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/101/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SS42NW20 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV339922.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV12993.

Des=worksheet(meade, h. M. )/parish checklist(1988).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV326887.

Vis=25/1/1983 (meade). The big barn was probably originally used as a dwelling house, with two windows (see sketch on worksheet) though only one extant. It also has a huge chimney; and a deep slit window high on the thick north wall. The barn is built of random stone (meade).

Department of Environment, 1955, Bideford RD, 2 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV4813.

Building at Shamland.
Outhouse has 15th century mullion window with trefoil heads. Thatch roof recently replaced with corrugated iron.

Department of Environment, 1988, Abbotsham, 17 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV329956.

Shamland, outbuilding approx. 10m north of house. Outbuilding. 17th century brewhouse, with 18th century barn extension. Coursed and dressed slatestone rubble; gabled corrugated iron roof; 17th century left end stack of stone finished in mid 19th century brick. 17th century one-unit plan, extended in 18th century. Front has double entry to barn and chamfered timber lintel over doorway to right of 18th century range; stone lintel over 14th century two-light wood-mullioned window with trefoiled heads to left. Timber lintel over doorway in left gable end.Two 19th century outshuts to rear left, with corrugated iron and pantile roofs. Interior: room to left has boarded open fireplace.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 444 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV12993Migrated Record:
SDV326887Report - Survey: Department of Environment.
SDV329956List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Abbotsham. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 17.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 444.
SDV339922Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SS42NW20. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #76639 ]
SDV4813List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1955. Bideford RD. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 2.

Associated Monuments

MDV20325Related to: Shamland Barn, Abbotsham (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2015 2:53PM