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HER Number:MDV24129
Name:Hall's Farmhouse, Metcombe


Cob and thatched farmhouse dating from the early 17th century or earlier.


Grid Reference:SY 075 920
Map Sheet:SY09SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOttery St. Mary
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOTTERY ST.MARY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY09SE/83
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV127337.

Doe/hhr:ottery st. Mary/(11/1/1974)17.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV127338.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV328642.

Hall's farmhouse, metcombe. Early c17 or earlier with alterations, 2 storey, roughcast cob, thatched. East end repaired with brick.4 semi-dormer windows. Casements with glazing bars. Brick buttresses at flanks. Plain entrance with stout frame to later door. Interior: through passage, massive rough hewn beams with very wide chamfers, wide fireplaces with stop-chamfered beams, hewn principals and purlins, ledged doors with strap hinges, west portion carved moulded stops to chamfered beams, curved stair well. Star for ancient quality of construction (doe).

Stoten, G., 2006, Ottery St Mary to Aylesbeare, Devon: Archaeology and Heritage Survey, 20, Gazetteer, Map 3 (Report - Survey). SDV347996.

Site 44. Hall's Farmhouse. Heritage site of high significance. Potential for currently unrecorded archaeology low.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV127337Migrated Record:
SDV127338Migrated Record:
SDV328642Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV347996Report - Survey: Stoten, G.. 2006. Ottery St Mary to Aylesbeare, Devon: Archaeology and Heritage Survey. Cotswold Archaeology Report. 05108. A4 Unbound + Digital. 20, Gazetteer, Map 3.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84427 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5440 - Archaeological Field Reconnaissance Survey, Ottery St Mary to Aylesbeare

Date Last Edited:Nov 25 2015 3:16PM