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HER Number:MDV1579
Name:Molford House


Early 18th century house, altered in early 19th century.


Grid Reference:SS 713 256
Map Sheet:SS72NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MOLTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72NW/11
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 96966

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Saunders, H., 1900, Mulford, 131 (Article in Serial). SDV71085.

Mulford House. A large house in South Street, occupied by a medical man in 1900. It formerly belonged to the Reverend J. Bawden.

South Molton & District Archive Local History Society, 2000, South Molton Heritage Trail, 21 (Pamphlet). SDV61800.

Molford House was built for John Molford circa 1743, incorporating material from Stowe Mansion, built in North Cornwall in 1679 for the Earl of Bath.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Early 18th century, altered in early 19th century. Two storyes cement rendered. Hipped slate roof. Coved eaves cornice. Stringcourse and rusticated quoins. Three sashes with glazing bars intact, the centre one cambered. Ground floor has two slightly curved bow windows. Central doorcase with round headed arch, fanlight and heavy wooden weather hood on brackets. Roof in four hips to rear.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81663 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV61800Pamphlet: South Molton & District Archive Local History Society. 2000. South Molton Heritage Trail. A5 Paperback. 21.
SDV71085Article in Serial: Saunders, H.. 1900. Mulford. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 1. 131.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 22 2011 10:47AM