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HER Number:MDV29858
Name:Corndon Longhouse, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Farmhouse, formerly a longhouse. 16th or 17th century with later additions. Probably a three-room-and-through-passage plan, the lower end (known to have been a shippon) having been demolished; hall stack backs on to through-passage. Interior not inspected, but owner says there is a chamfered upper-floor beam; probably other features of interest, concealed under plaster.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 697 744
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/45

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LONGHOUSE (Built, XV to XVII - 1500 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Corndon Farm, field no 1652 road and house.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol I, 181/diagram (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

(7/6/1979) Corndown Farm - old longhouse with annex at the back. Bathroom, with lean-to roof, built on to lower side of house in place of shippon, circa 1940. Exact date of building unknown, probably 16th century. Pig trough/cider press in yard. Also a granite trough of irregular shape. Two ruined buildings in the back yard, only one of which was marked on the tithe map. Leat running in front of the house. Concrete extension to building on right of entrance to back yard from lane.


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

WIDECOMBE-IN- SX 67 SE THE-MOOR 5/152 Corndon Farmhouse -GII
Farmhouse, formerly a longhouse. C16 or C17 with later additions. Granite rubble. Asbestos-slated roof. Large granite ashlar chimneystack with thatch weathering and tapered top, on ridge at right-hand end. Smaller rendered stack with weathering and plain, flat projecting cap on left-hand gable. Probably a 3-room and through- passage plan, the lower end (known to have been a shippon) having been demolished; hall stack backs on to through-passage. 2 storeys with single-storey porch at front and single-storey lean-to at rear. 3 windows wide. All windows have C20 plastic casements. Old plank door in right-hand bay of ground storey; granite porch in front. Interior not inspected, but owner says there is a chamfered upper-floor beam; probably other features of interest, concealed under plaster.
Listing NGR: SX6970274497


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. Vol I, 181/diagram.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86631 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV112288Part of: Corndon Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 12 2018 3:27PM