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HER Number:MDV24523
Name:Lake Farmhouse, Stockland


A circa 16th century farmhouse, which was refenestrated in the early 17th century.


Grid Reference:ST 232 047
Map Sheet:ST20SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStockland
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOCKLAND

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20SW/56
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVI to XVII - 1501 AD to 1650 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116124.

Doe/hhr:axminster rd/(1960)25.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116125.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116126.

Doe/hhr:62:part of east devon(19/10/1984)174.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116127.

Gover, j. E. B. + mawer, a. + stenton, f. M. /the place-names of devon/(1931)648.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116128.

Des=horner, b.(dcc)/as above/(24/3/1994).

Horner, B., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1669.

Adjoining field named "rack close" (crf:st20sw/178) may indicate that there was a fulling/textile mill here (horner).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV328951.

Lake farm. Probably xviii on older site. Two storeys, of flint with a thatched roof. Stone mullions and wood casements (doe).

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One (Monograph). SDV1312.

"lake" is documented in 1606 (mawer et al).

Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH171H (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.

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

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

Lake Farmhouse including adjoining outbuilding to east.

Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding. Circa 16th century, refenestrated in early 17th century, stone rubble house. Slate roof with gabled ends. Roof of east end of lower pitch with asbestos slates. Two storeys. Five window range. Two three-light and one four-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows. Remainder 19th century and modern casements. Right hand modern door to cross passage with modern lean-to porch. Rebuilt brick ridge and end chimney stacks. Stair projection at rear. Interior: timber screen at higher end, boarded over, probably of plank and muntin type. There is said to have once been an arched doorway from hall to cross passage. Possibly inserted floor with stopped chamfer ceiling beams. Including outbuilding adjoining east with modern garage door and external stairs to loft door. Stone rubble and corrugated iron roof.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV116124Migrated Record:
SDV116125Migrated Record:
SDV116126Migrated Record:
SDV116127Migrated Record:
SDV116128Migrated Record:
SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback.
SDV1669Migrated Record: Horner, B..
SDV328951Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH171H.
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: #84692 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV105050Part of: Lake Farm, Stockland (Monument)
MDV80921Related to: Cider House, Lake Farm, Stockland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 23 2015 12:58PM