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HER Number:MDV20546
Name:Farmhouse, Lugg's Farm


A circa 16th century stone rubble farmhouse with dressed quoins


Grid Reference:ST 258 064
Map Sheet:ST20NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20NE/13
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113093.

Luggs farm.

ALCOCK CITING CHILD, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV113097.

Vis=possible cruck recorded (alcock, citing p. Child).

1556, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV113098.

Vis=probable home of robert lugge (1556) (mawer et al).

Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV113102.

Vis=five original wood mullioned windows. Inside building is a very large fireplace and chamfered ceiling beams.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113103.

Des=worksheet(pearce, n. ).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113104.

Doe/hhr:axminster rd/(1960)20.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113105.

Alcock, n. W. /cruck construction(cba res rep 42)/(1981)113.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113106.

Gover, j. E. B. + mawer, a. + stenton, f. M. /the place-names of devon/(1931)645.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113107.

Child, p. /farmhouse building traditions in dcc/devons traditional buildings/ (1978)10.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113108.

Des=timms, s. /list of devon buildings in nmr recorded buildings index, london/(19/12/1983)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113109.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113110.

Doe/hhr:62:part of east devon(19/10/1984)126.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=-/-/1982 (pearce). Recently modernised (worksheet).

Timms, S. C., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV2.

Vis=e. H. D. Williams' 1978 record deposited in nmr (timms).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV327419.

Vis=estimated -/-/1959 (doe) 17th century. Irregular plan. Two storey porch.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV33774.

Vis=one of a small group of two-room longhouses (child).

Alcock, N. W., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV57461.

Vis=-/-/1980 (alcock). Probably medieval - 15th-17th century.

Child, P., 1997, Meeting at Luggs Farm, Membury (Un-published). SDV347046.

Visited 11th December 1987 by Peter Child and Maureen Pearce. Brief description of various elements of the building in connection with proposed alterations.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH149H (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.

Knight Frank Estate Agents, 2011, Luggs Farm (Un-published). SDV347045.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Lugg's Farmhouse including outbuilding adjoining south-east.

Farmhouse. Circa 16th century stone rubble house with dressed quoins. Thatched roof with hipped and gabled ends. Two storeys. Four window range. Renewed casements with glazing bars. Two storey stone porch to left of centre with hipped thatched roof and segmental brick arch with keystone, inner studded plank door. Stone chimney stack at lower gable end. Wing to north-east with half hipped roof and five light ovolo moulded wooden mullion window. Catslide thatched roof over outshut at rear with wooden mullion windows. Including single storey outbuilding adjoining south-east at right angles and backing onto road, also with thatched roof, partly rendered, and has three light ovolo moulded wooden mullion window. Interior: Roof trusses concealed. Timber frame screen to cross passage with cambered head doorway to hall. Cambered chamfered bressummer to fireplace at lower end. Stopped chamfer ceiling beams. Kitchen at lower end with two cambered head doorways in north rear wall to pair of service rooms in an integral lean-to. Solid tread newel stairs from kitchen. Cambered head to doorway in first floor room. North wing has plank and muntin screen and fireplace on first floor with cambered bressummer. Report in NMR.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV113093Migrated Record:
SDV113097Report - Survey: ALCOCK CITING CHILD.
SDV113098Report - Survey: 1556.
SDV113102Report - Survey:
SDV113103Migrated Record:
SDV113104Migrated Record:
SDV113105Migrated Record:
SDV113106Migrated Record:
SDV113107Migrated Record:
SDV113108Migrated Record:
SDV113109Migrated Record:
SDV113110Migrated Record:
SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV2Report - Survey: Timms, S. C..
SDV327419Report - Survey: Department of Environment.
SDV33774Migrated Record:
SDV347045Un-published: Knight Frank Estate Agents. 2011. Luggs Farm. Sale Particulars. Digital.
SDV347046Un-published: Child, P.. 1997. Meeting at Luggs Farm, Membury. File Note. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH149H.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82801 ]
SDV57461Migrated Record: Alcock, N. W..

Associated Monuments

MDV104857Part of: Lugg's Farm (Monument)
MDV27135Related to: Barn and Stable Range, Lugg's Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2013 9:58AM