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HER Number:MDV20547
Name:Farmhouse, Godworthy Farm


A circa 16th century stone rubble farmhouse.


Grid Reference:ST 267 057
Map Sheet:ST20NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20NE/14
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113157.

Main block has a through passage with tudor doorways at each end (osa).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113158.

Des=worksheet(pearce, n. ).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113159.

Doe/hhr:axminster rd/(1960)21.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113162.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Godworthy farm. According to alcock, a medieval house (worksheet).

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 645 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Godworthy Farm is doumented in 1333 as 'Godeworthi'.

Alcock, N. W., 1981, Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue, 108 (Report - non-specific). SDV342504.

True cruck recorded.

Department of Environment, 1984, 62: Part of East Devon, 119 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV326854.

Late 16th century and later. Partly plastered rubble, two storey. Wood cambered doorways. Moulded beams. Plank and muntin partitions.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH146H (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.

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

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

Godworthy Farmhouse.

Farmhouse. Circa 16th century stone rubble house partly rendered. New concrete tile roof with gabled ends. Wing to north-west forming L-shaped plan. West end of main range appears to have been entirely rebuilt. Two storeys. Long range with modern casements. One small two light ovolo moulded window on north side. Rebuilt brick ridge chimney stacks. Four centred arch doorway to cross passage with plank door on north side. Interior: Jointed cruck trusses. Two plank and muntin screens, one to cross passage, the other at the higher end. Cambered arch doorways. Wide open fireplace. Moulded timber ceiling.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV113157Migrated Record: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division.
SDV113158Migrated Record:
SDV113159Migrated Record:
SDV113162Migrated Record:
SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV326854List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. 62: Part of East Devon. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 119.
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 645.
SDV342504Report - non-specific: Alcock, N. W.. 1981. Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. 42. Photocopy. 108.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH146H.
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: #82802 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV104792Part of: Godworthy Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2018 4:31PM