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HER Number:MDV29606
Name:Langdon Barton


Farmhouse and integral cider house in cellar, circa early 19th century, with later 19th century extension.


Grid Reference:SX 931 792
Map Sheet:SX97NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshcombe
Ecclesiastical ParishASHCOMBE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97NW/82
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 472056

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Early, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305049.

'langdon barton' shown on os 6" 1963 map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305050.

Doe/hhr:st. Thomas rural district/(-/9/1949)5.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305051.

Des=os 6"(1963)map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305052.

Dcms/scedule/1519/8/10008/in pf.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV329827.

House. Langdon barton; 17th century, two storeys, except east end which is three storeys, rubble. Casement windows some with original oak mullions. Heavy redstone lintels. Said to have a groined cellar. Listed grade ii (doe).

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Farmhouse and integral cider house in cellar. Circa early C19, with later C19 extension. Coursed chert and breccia rubble, with breccia dressings. Slate roof with gabled ends. Breccia gable-end stacks and lateral stack at rear with brick shafts. PLAN: Long range, one room deep; house above with cider-cellar and pound-house below with access via lower ground level at right [NE] end, with apple-loft above. Later C19 service wing to rear of left end. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellar. Asymmetrical 7-window SE front; 2 and 3-light C20 casements in original openings with breccia flat arches, jambs and cills; doorway to left of centre with C20 plank door and wooden lattice porch; single-light window above doorway. Plinth with chamfered weathering. Ground at right end is at lower level and has cellar door at front and wide segmental arch opening to pound-house on right [NE] gable end. At rear [NW] single storey outshut and later C19 rendered wing to right. INTERIOR is intact and complete with its early C19 joinery, including panelled doors, some folded in two, one re-used early C18 moulded 2-panel door and staircase with stick balusters, turned newels and mahogany handrail. Slate floors. Large kitchen fireplace with timber bressumer and pot-hangers, and benches to side of room. Mid C19 slate chimneypiece in dining room. Range and pump in lean-tos at rear. Cellar has segmental brick vaulting, small room on north side and segmental arch doorway to pond-house at NE end, with timber ceiling beams and apple-loft above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV305049Migrated Record:
SDV305050Migrated Record:
SDV305051Migrated Record:
SDV305052Migrated Record:
SDV329827Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86522 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV111168Part of: Langdon Barton, Ashcombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 7 2015 2:21PM