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HER Number:MDV15984
Name:Higher Staplehill Farmhouse, Highweek, Newton Abbot


19th century farmhouse situated on a farmstead that was recorded as 'Staplie' in Domesday.


Grid Reference:SX 825 736
Map Sheet:SX87SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SW/52
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Dated, XIX - 1837 AD to 1837 AD)

Full description

Griffiths, D. M., 13/09/1983, Farmhouse (Worksheet). SDV358478.

Reichel, O. J., 1897, The Domesday Hundreds 5: The Hundred of Teignbridge, 235 (Article in Serial). SDV283555.

Higher Staplehill is recorded as 'Staplie' in Domesday. It is an outlier of Wonford Hundred not in Teignbridge.

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 31 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Historic England, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV358087.

Higher Staplehill. Farmhouse. Dated 1837. Render, slate roof with rendered stacks to gable ends. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. 8/8-pane sash windows with central 6/6 sash; 6-panel door with overlight. INTERIOR: 6-panel doors and dado rails. Ground-floor front rooms have semicircular arched recesses flanking chimney breasts; room to the right has a marble fireplace with a reeded architrave and roundels in upper corner blocks. Staircase has a mahogany rail, turned newel and C20 turned balusters.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV283555Article in Serial: Reichel, O. J.. 1897. The Domesday Hundreds 5: The Hundred of Teignbridge. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 29. A5 Hardback. 235.
SDV298253List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Newton Abbot. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 31.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81702 ]
SDV358087National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV358478Worksheet: Griffiths, D. M.. 13/09/1983. Farmhouse. Worksheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV73717Related to: Barn Range at Higher Staplehill (Building)
MDV21244Related to: Mounting Block to the southeast of Higher Staplehill (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 16 2020 1:42PM