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HER Number:MDV12473
Name:Luscott Barton, Braunton

Summary

The farmhouse appears to be completely modern, with outbuildings of cob and stone. It was built on the site of a medieval barton.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 516 367
Map Sheet:SS53NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53NW/19

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Unknown date)

Full description

Risden, T., 1811, Choreographical Description of Devon, 1580-1640, 338 (Monograph). SDV660.

In the time of King Edward III, William Luscott lived here.


Ordnance Survey, 1905, 9SW (Cartographic). SDV335633.

'Luscott Barton on Site of Barton' shown.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SS53NW2 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV340822.

On the site of a medieval barton. The farmhouse appears to be completely modern, some of the outbuildings are built of cob. The present occupiers knew nothing of the history of the house.


Exeter Archaeology, 2005, Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV340799.

A number of stone buildings are present, but were not inspected. The farmhouse may be 19th century or earlier, with medieval origins. Other details: Site 65.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335633Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 9SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV340799Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 05.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 10.
SDV340822Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SS53NW2. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV660Monograph: Risden, T.. 1811. Choreographical Description of Devon, 1580-1640. Choreographical Description of Devon, 1580-1640. Unknown. 338.

Associated Monuments

MDV32331Related to: Well at Luscott Barton, Braunton (Monument)
MDV32332Related to: Well at Luscott Barton, Braunton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4404 - Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of Proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon

Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2008 3:15PM