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HER Number:MDV2843
Name:Farmhouse at Hanger Farm, Cornwood

Summary

Late 15th/early 16th century farmhouse with later 16th and 17th and 18th century alterations. Stables and barn to the south-east.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 613 586
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/13
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Constructed, XV to XVI - 1450 AD to 1550 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmhouse is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Everett, A. W., 1930-1960, 3116z/7 (Record Office Collection). SDV148592.

There is an undated (c.1930-1960) architectural drawing of Hanger Farm by A. W. Everett in the Devon Record Office.


Copeland, G. W., 1944, Thirteenth Report of the Plymouth and District Branch, 102 (Article in Serial). SDV148767.

Hanger Farm, 17th century farmhouse, near Moor Cross. A solid granite building with good contemporary doorway, windows and chimneys.


Department of Environment, 1984, South Hams, 19 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336648.

Late 15th/early 16th century house with later 16th and 17th and 18th century alterations. Coursed granite. Slate roof with gabled ends. Two storeys. Six/seven window range. Hollow-chamfered stone mullion-transom windows.
Ground floor right, hall, projects with two late 15th/early-16th century two-light windows with four-centred arch lights and labels. Gabled cross-wing at lower end with slate hanging and a pair of sashes on each floor. Moulded four-centred arch doorway to cross passage with label and spandrels. Granite chimneystacks with moulded stone caps, one at higher end, the other off centre to right of cross-passage. Corbelled chimneystack to side of crosswing.
Interior: stack backing onto cross-passage with moulded timber bressumer to fireplace. Three centred arch doorway in cross-passage. Inserted floor in hall with cambered moulded beams. Three-centred arch doorway to solar and another similar doorway to stair turret at rear. Solar has moulded stone chimneypiece and moulded ceiling beams. Lower end has good early 18th century panelled rooms with similar moulded ceiling and 16th century ogee headed stone chimneypiece. 18th century staircase at lower and at rear. Garderobe at rear of solar.
Including garden area wall to south. Low granite wall with mounting block.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 31/01/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

SX 65 NW CORNWOOD HANGER 11/44 23.4.52 Hanger Farm House including garden area wall and mounting block immediately south GV II*
Farm House. Late C15/early C16 house with later C16 and C17 and C18 alterations. Coursed granite. Slate roof with gabled ends. Two storeys. Six/seven window range. Hollow-chamfered stone mullion-transom windows.
Ground floor right, hall, projects with 2 late C15/early C16 2-light windows with 4-centred arch lights and labels. Gabled cross-wing at lower end with slate hanging and pair of sashes on each floor. Moulded 4-centred arch doorway to cross passage with label and spandrels. Granite chimneystacks with moulded stone caps, one at higher end, the other off centre to right of cross-passage. Corbelled chimneystack to side of crosswing.
Interior: stack backing onto cross-passage with moulded timber bressumer to fireplace. Three-centred arch doorway in cross-passage. Inserted floor -in hall with cambered moulded beams. Three-centred arch doorway to solar and another similar doorway to stair turret at rear. Solar has moulded stone chimneypiece and moulded ceiling beams. Lower end has good early C18 panelled rooms with similar moulded ceiling and C16 ogee headed stone chimneypiece. C18 staircase at lower end at rear. Garderobe at rear of solar.
Including garden area wall to south. Low granite wall with mounting block.
Listing NGR: SX6136258680

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148592Record Office Collection: Everett, A. W.. 1930-1960. 3116z/7. Devon Record Office Collection. Unknown.
SDV148767Article in Serial: Copeland, G. W.. 1944. Thirteenth Report of the Plymouth and District Branch. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 76. Paperback Volume. 102.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336648List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. South Hams. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 19.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86069 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 31/01/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV77392Part of: Hanger farmstead, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV23535Related to: Barn and stables adjoining Hanger Farmhouse, Cornwood (Building)
MDV93403Related to: Former stables south of Hanger Farmhouse, Cornwood (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 31 2017 12:20PM