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HER Number:MDV29922
Name:Southway farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

17th century or earlier farmhouse, three-room-and-through-passage-plan; no evidence that room to left of passage was ever a shippon. The hall and inner room are now combined. Hall has double ovolo-moulded beam with run-out stops; gouged date and initials, '1632 EA', on side. Fireplace, backing on to passage, with re-used beam as lintel.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 723 766
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/326
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Southway. Plot number 452 on the apportionment; 'House and garden' (not recorded on transcription, presumably illegible).


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol III, 557 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

(8/8/1979) Southway has a modern porch and slate roof.


Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor, 125 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Farmhouse, 17th century or earlier. Solid roughcast walls, probably of granite. Slated roof. Rendered chimneystack with thatch weatherings on ridge. Three-room and through passage plan; four window front. Casements are 19th century. Glazed and gabled entrance porch with coloured glass; late 19th century carefully restored in 20th century. Hall has beam with gouged date and initials 1632 EA on one side. Hall and inner room now combined. Fireplace backing on to passage.


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

'Southway' is shown on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

WIDECOMBE-IN- SX 77 NW THE-MOOR 2/206 Southway Farmhouse -- II
Farmhouse. C17 or earlier. Solid roughcast walls, probably of granite. Slated roof. Rendered chimneystack with thatch weatherings on ridge.
Three-room and through-passage plan; no evidence that room to left of passage was ever a shippon. 4- window front. C19 casements with glazing-bars, except for 2 sashes to left of ground storey. Glazed, gabled entrance porch with coloured glass; late C19, carefully restored in C20.
Interior: Hall and inner room now combined. Hall has double ovolo-moulded beam with run-out stops; gouged date and initials, 1632 EA, on side. Fireplace, backing on to passage, with re-used beam as lintel.
Listing NGR: SX7241376657

Sources / Further Reading

SDV289221List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Widecombe in the Moor. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 125.
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 III, 557.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86649 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV29923Part of: Soutrhway farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 12 2018 3:50PM