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HER Number:MDV23616
Name:Old Country House and Mundys Farm, West Down Lane, Littleham, Exmouth


Two cottages, formerly The Old Country House Inn. Comparison between the 1880s-1890s map and modern mapping suggests the building has undergone considerable alteration.


Grid Reference:SY 029 810
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SW/201
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 15/06/1978, Exmouth, 41 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV131898.

Mundy's Farmhouse and The Country Cottage (The Old Country House Inn), West down Lane. At one time, the Old Country House Inn, now divided into 2 cottages. Façade has early 19th century character but building probbly older. Roughcast. End elevations of brick and stone. Thatched roof. 2 storeys. 5 windows, modern casements, and above, pointed half dormers with gothic glazing bars. Modern rustic porch to Mundy's Farmhouse.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Building shown in this location on the 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Comparison between this and modern mapping suggests that the building has been extended and enlarged. A number of outbuildings are shown on the 1880s-1890s map immediately to the south-east but these are no longer extant.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 2537 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Mundy's Farmhouse/The Country Cottage. Formerly Old Country House Inn. Listed Grade II.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV131898List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 15/06/1978. Exmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 41.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84071 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 2537.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 26 2016 3:04PM