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HER Number:MDV1931
Name:Membury, Waterhouse

Summary

Waters or waterhouse, farmstead. Capyhays was part of waters. Waterhouse was the old house built around a small courtyard. The upper part of the walls inside the courtyard were of 'dicework' in flint (alternate squares of black and white) similar to work on the chimney in axmouth which bears the date 1570. The stairs at nw corner of the house are formed of solid oak beams. Originally only two entrances: at front (s) and back (n).(wilkin, 1928). Vis=-/-/1938 (wilkin). In 1564 the house was in such a state of delapidation that it had to be pulled down. Some of the stone mullioned windows, flint dice, work and oak was incorporated in weycroft.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 262 031
Map Sheet:ST20SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEMBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20SE/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

ALTERNATE SQUARES OF BLACK AND WHITE, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV111692.

Waters or waterhouse, farmstead. Capyhays was part of waters. Waterhouse was the old house built around a small courtyard. The upper part of the walls inside the courtyard were of 'dicework' in flint (alternate squares of black and white) similar to work on the chimney in axmouth which bears the date 1570. The stairs at nw corner of the house are formed of solid oak beams. Originally only two entrances: at front (s) and back (n).(wilkin, 1928). Vis=-/-/1938 (wilkin). In 1564 the house was in such a state of delapidation that it had to be pulled down. Some of the stone mullioned windows, flint dice, work and oak was incorporated in weycroft.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111693.

Wilkin, w. H. /tda/60(1928)173/notes on membury part 3.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111694.

Langdon, f. E. W. /tda/39(1907)135/the church of membury.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111695.

Osa=st20se7.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111696.

Polwhele, r. /history of devon/3(1797)284.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111697.

Wilkin, h. W. /tda/71(1939)268/the vicars of stockland 1560-1918.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111698.

Pevsner, n. /buildings of england: s devon/(1952)46.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV111699.

Hoskins, w. G. /new survey of england/(1954)434.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV111692Report - Survey: ALTERNATE SQUARES OF BLACK AND WHITE.
SDV111693Migrated Record:
SDV111694Migrated Record:
SDV111695Migrated Record:
SDV111696Migrated Record:
SDV111697Migrated Record:
SDV111698Migrated Record:
SDV111699Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV11436Related to: Weycroft Manor House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 4 2005 3:51PM