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HER Number:MDV23366
Name:Greendale, Pill Lane, Barnstaple


Farmhouse of circa 1700. The main range forms part of a courtyard with Pill House with which it is contemporary.


Grid Reference:SS 562 316
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBARNSTAPLE
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPS TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/277
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVII to XIX - 1601 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1973, Barnstaple, 46 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV89941.

Greendale. 17th century rubble and probably cob. Long range of 2 storeys with slate roof and gable ends. Four windows. Central 19th century door, enclosed gable porch. Late gabled cross wing at end. No interior features of interest.

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

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

Greendale Farmhouse, Pill Lane. Farmhouse. c1700, contemporary with Pill House, perhaps a remodelling af an earlier building. Plastered stone rubble; slate roof, gabled at ends; stacks with old brick shafts. The main range of the building forms part of a courtyard with Pill House (qv) and the farm (now a separate property) may have been part of Pill House at one time. The main range is single depth, 3 rooms wide, heated by end stacks, with a front right wing at right angles. Symmetrical 4-window front with a probably C19 or later projecting gabled porch in the centre with a slate roof and glazed door with small panes. 2 ground-floor windows with C20 glazing with small casements. First-floor windows are small-pane 2-light casements. The wing also has small-pane timber casements. INTERIOR: only partially inspected. Exposed timbering in the entrance hall is C20, some earlier joinery survives.

Sources / Further Reading

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: #83880 ]
SDV89941List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1973. Barnstaple. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 46.

Associated Monuments

MDV12524Related to: Pill House, Pill Lane, Barnstaple (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 14 2013 9:41AM