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HER Number:MDV18858
Name:Parsonage Farmhouse


Parsonage farm.


Grid Reference:SX 552 486
Map Sheet:SX54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton and Noss
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNEWTON FERRERS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 438336
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX54NE/12
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*): 100431

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

LAITHWAITE, M., PERS. COMM. OCTOBER 1982, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157915.

The house has a medieval crown post roof, a form very rare in devon, and is plainly much earlier than its list description (laithwaite, m. , pers. Comm. October 1982).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157918.

Des=slide in smr(1/1983).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1986, SX54NE9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV157919.

Parsonage Farm (NAT). (OS 1:2500 1983)

Listing description. (DOE HHR South Hams District (Newton and Noss parts) Devon 19/07/1984, 55)

Parsonage Farm. As described above. (DCC SMR South Hams printout 1/10/1985)

Exeter Archaeology, 2000, Archaeological Assessment of Playing Fields off Parsonage Road, Newton Ferrers, South Devon, 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV356365.

Medieval hall house with inserted floor, remodelled in circa18th century. Marked as 'Rectory' on late 19th century Ordnance Survey maps.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Parsonage Farmhouse

Grade: II*
List Entry Number: 1168805
Date first listed: 19th July 1984

Farmhouse. Medieval hall house with inserted floor and circa C18 remodelling. Stone rubble. Asbestos slate roof with gabled and hipped ends. Two storeys. Four window range. C20 two-light casements with glazing bars. Panelled and glazed door to right of centre with C19/20 glazed porch. Rendered end and ridge chimney stacks. Two chimney stacks on rear wall, one truncated. Medieval two-centred arch rear doorway with two orders of ovolo mouldings and old panelled door. Outshut at rear. Interior: The roof has a crown-post on an arched braced collar roof truss and curved wind braces. At right angles a jointed cruck truss. One late C18 chimneypiece remains, but the C18 panelling in the north end room has been taken out.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157915Migrated Record: LAITHWAITE, M., PERS. COMM. OCTOBER 1982.
SDV157918Migrated Record:
SDV157919Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1986. SX54NE9. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV356365Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2000. Archaeological Assessment of Playing Fields off Parsonage Road, Newton Ferrers, South Devon. Exeter Archaeology. 00.22. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 7 2018 10:43AM