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HER Number:MDV20560
Name:Farmhouse, Higher Yartyford Farm


A circa 16th century stone rubble farmhouse.


Grid Reference:ST 257 049
Map Sheet:ST20SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20SE/40
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • FARMHOUSE (XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113490.

Des=worksheet(pearce, n. ).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV113491.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Higher yartyford. According to alcock, probably a medieval house (worksheet).

Department of Environment, 1984, 62: Part of East Devon, 135 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV326854.

Circa 16th century stone rubble house. Modern concrete tile roof with gabled and half hipped ends. Two storeys.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH148H (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Long, gable-ended farmhouse with a four-window front and central door. Rubble stone walls. Pantile roof. House, no longer a farmhouse.

Thorp, J., 2003, Higher Yartyford Farm, BH148002 (Ground Photograph). SDV352175.

Thorp, J., 2003, Higher Yartyford Farm, BH148021-BH148022 (Un-published). SDV352177.

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

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

Higher Yartyford.

House. Circa 16th century stone rubble house. Modern concrete tile roof with gabled and half-hipped ends. Two storeys. Four window range. Modern metal-frame casements with glazing bars. Central doorway with modern plank door to cross passage. Central ridge chimney stack of ashlar with crenellated moulded cap. Interior: Plank and muntin screen to cross passage with cambered arch doorway. Similar screen at upper end. Possibly former hall with inserted floor with chamfered ceiling beams and fireplace with cambered bressummer and stone jambs and newel stairs. The roof is said to be modern.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV113490Migrated Record:
SDV113491Migrated 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. 135.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH148H.
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: #82810 ]
SDV352175Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Higher Yartyford Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH148002.
SDV352177Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Higher Yartyford Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH148021-BH148022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104856Part of: Higher Yartyford Farm (Monument)
MDV27192Related to: Farm Building, Higher Yartyford Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 10 2013 5:15PM