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HER Number:MDV122505
Name:West Dockworthy, Chawleigh

Summary

Large mid-late 16th thatched house with substantial Edwardian extension. Previously unrecorded, tree ring data recorded in 2003 gives a felling date of 1564/5. Originally part of the Earl of Portsmouth's estate, this property appears to have been extended sympathetically and may retain a number of original features.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 723 136
Map Sheet:SS71SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChawleigh
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAWLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Constructed, XVI - 1550 AD to 1599 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Chawleigh Tithe Map not available to view, but West Dockworthy is depicted on the late 19th century historic map. The map shows the dwelling with two additional buildings sites to the south-east and north-east.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Unchanged from the late 19th century historic map.


2003, Tree ring date lists 2003 (Article in Serial). SDV361608.

Tree ring data noted from West Dockworthy, CHAWLEIGH (SS 724 137) Felling date: Winter 1564/5.


Richards, A. F., 2018, Details for West Dockworthy (Personal Comment). SDV361609.

Details from sales particulars for this large thatched property note that it is believed to date from the 16th century, but with later additions including a substantial Edwardian extension. Originally it was part of the Earl of Portsmouth’s estate. Appears to retain a number of original features internally.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

West Dockworthy is depicted on the modern mapping, which shows the house in its extended form. The smaller structure to the south-east has been removed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #112600 ]
SDV361608Article in Serial: 2003. Tree ring date lists 2003. Vernacular Architecture. 34. Unknown.
SDV361609Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2018. Details for West Dockworthy. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 26 2018 8:07AM