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HER Number:MDV15715
Name:Teigncombe Manor House, Chagford

Summary

Former Dartmoor longhouse. Probably 16th century with 17th century improvements, refurbished in mid 20th century. House faces north-east and is built down a slight slope. It had a three-room-and-through-passage plan with the inner room at the uphill north-western end. It was evidently much-altered during the 20th century renovation but 16th and 17th century interior features probably survive at the hall and inner room end.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 672 871
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/118
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LONGHOUSE (Built, XV to XVII - 1500 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

Reichel, O. J., 1912, The Domesday Hundred of Wenford or Wonford, 290, 305 (Article in Serial). SDV38842.


Reichel, O. J., 1912, The Hundred of South Tawton in Early Times, 346, 352 (Article in Serial). SDV251604.

Teigncombe Manor, Chagford, the site of a medieval settlement and the Domesday manor of Taincoma. Early descents of ownership are given.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One (Monograph). SDV1312.

The manor of Taincoma seems to be identical with the manor known as South Teign. South Teign was referred to as Suthteng in a document of 1301.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 425-426 (Monograph). SDV337894.

The manor of Taincoma seems to be identical with the manor known as South Teign. South Teign was referred to as Suthteng in a document of 1301.


Seymour, D. J., 1955 - 1958, The Smaller Manor Houses of Medieval Devon, 15 (Article in Serial). SDV6523.

In the Middle Ages it was probably a rest house on Mariner's Path. Granite with mullioned windows. Spoilt by poor restoration. Only fallen masonry remains of chapel.


Department of Environment, 1960, Okehampton RD, 6 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV275388.

Slate roof with masonry stacks. 16th century round headed wood doorway. Small modern wing on north-west.


Osborne, F., 1963, 31st Report on Parochial History, 69 (Article in Serial). SDV21194.

Cited as one of five Manors in Chagford before 1600. The manor of South Teign was another.


Jones, S. R., 1971, Devonshire Farmhouses. Part III. Moorland and Non-Moorland Long-Houses, 36-37 (Article in Serial). SDV338987.


Department of Environment, 1987, Chagford, 61 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

Teigncombe Manor. Former Dartmoor longhouse. Probably 16th century with 17th century improvements, refurbished in mid 20th century. Granite stone rubble with large dressed granite quoins; granite stacks with ashlar chimney stacks shafts; slate roof (formerly thatch).
Former longhouse facing north-east and built down a slight slope. It had a three-room-and-through-passage plan with the inner room at the uphill north-western end.
Exterior has irregular five window front. The two window section to the hall and inner room is 17th century with granite frames, chamfered mullions and hoodmoulds to those on the ground floor. Roof is gable-ended.
Service block has 20th century granite mullioned windows in 17th century style. Interior not available for inspection.
It was evidently much altered during the 20th century renovation but 16th and 17th century features probably survive at the hall and inner room end. See designation record for further list details.


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

Teigncombe Manor is marked on the modern maps.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback.
SDV21194Article in Serial: Osborne, F.. 1963. 31st Report on Parochial History. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 95. Unknown. 69.
SDV251604Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1912. The Hundred of South Tawton in Early Times. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 44. A5 Hardback. 346, 352.
SDV275388List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1960. Okehampton RD. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 6.
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 425-426.
SDV338987Article in Serial: Jones, S. R.. 1971. Devonshire Farmhouses. Part III. Moorland and Non-Moorland Long-Houses. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 103. A5 Paperback. 36-37.
SDV350463List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Chagford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 61.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81651 ]
SDV38842Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1912. The Domesday Hundred of Wenford or Wonford. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 44. A5 Hardback. 290, 305.
SDV6523Article in Serial: Seymour, D. J.. 1955 - 1958. The Smaller Manor Houses of Medieval Devon. Transactions of the Torquay Natural History Society. 12. Unknown. 15.

Associated Monuments

MDV77193Related to: Little Teigncombe, Chagford (Monument)
MDV123455Related to: Ruined longhouse at Teigncombe Farm, Chagford (Building)
MDV77261Related to: Teigncombe farmstead, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2018 3:13PM