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HER Number:MDV15356
Name:Ponsford Farmhouse, Cullompton


Ponsford Farmhouse, 17th century.


Grid Reference:ST 000 074
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NW/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV242.

Ponsford, cullompton. Recorded in 1419 as belonging to the 4th earl of devon.(foster). Ponsford was the domesday estate of pantesfort. Baldwin the sheriff held it, william the swarthy was the tenant, before the conquest, edwin. In 1241, the testa de nevil states that pauntesford was held by henry, heir to hugh de bolley. In 1166, the black book of the exchequer shows that mathew de alravilla held it. In 1316, it is pauntesforde, and the lord is given as the abbot of boklonde (reichel).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV49177.

Foster, m. T. /tda/42(1910)161/a short history of cullompton.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV49178.

Reichel, o. J. /tda/42(1910)217,218,221,229,235,236,249/the hundred of sulfretona or hairidge in early times.

Jones-Lutescu, P, 2014, Land to the Northwest of Cullompton, Devon (Report - Assessment). SDV359834.

A historic environment assessment has been undertaken by AC archaeology during September and October 2014 as part of forthcoming planning applications for proposed mixed use development on c. 70 hectares of land to the northwest of Cullompton, Devon.

C17 with later alterations. Cob, stone plinth, plastered under half- hipped and gabled-end thatch roof.
Formerly a 3-room, cross-passage plan with parlour wing, extended as a barn and subsequently converted to accommodation.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV242Migrated Record:
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81565 ]
SDV359834Report - Assessment: Jones-Lutescu, P. 2014. Land to the Northwest of Cullompton, Devon. AC Archaeology. ACD952/1/1. Digital.
SDV49177Migrated Record:
SDV49178Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7113 - Historic Environment Asessment, Land to the Northwest of Cullompton, Devon (Ref: ACD952/1/1)

Date Last Edited:Oct 25 2016 10:19AM