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HER Number:MDV21206
Name:Twelve Oaks Farmhouse, Highweek, Newton Abbot


Twelve Oaks Farm house with 17th century origins and later alterations.


Grid Reference:SX 851 736
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK
Ecclesiastical ParishTEIGNGRACE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/161
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1933/1938, 6" 109NE (Cartographic). SDV285965.

Griffiths, D. M., 1983, Farmhouse (Worksheet). SDV298250.

Site visit 26th August 1983. Accompanying worksheet has a tracing of the 1840 Tithe Map showing the farmhouseand the adjacent ranges of farm buildings.

Department of Environment, 1983, Newton Abbot, 21 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV298253.

Twelve Oaks 17C farmhouse, 2 storeys, rendered. Window with moulded mullions to right of door. Porch with decorated granite spandrels to outer arch. 17th century or earlier altered 19th century. 2 storeys roughcast. Slate roof.1 axial, 1 lateral chimney stack. Ground floor has 17th century 4-light casements with moulded mullions. Devon porch with stone arch with carved & decorated spandrels with oak beams.

Unknown, 1983, Slides (Photograph). SDV319793.

Exeter Archaeology, 2002, Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main, 13 (Report - Assessment). SDV281233.

Farmhouse of 17th century origin.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV281233Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2002. Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main. Exeter Archaeology Report. 02.78. A4 Stapled + Digital. 13.
SDV285965Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1933/1938. 6" 109NE. 6".
SDV298250Worksheet: Griffiths, D. M.. 1983. Farmhouse. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV298253List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Newton Abbot. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 21.
SDV319793Photograph: Unknown. 1983. Slides. Slide.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83030 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV58805Related to: Twelve Oaks Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV291 - Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main

Date Last Edited:Jun 4 2015 9:50AM