HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV30386
Name:Thorndon House, House

Summary

17th century house to the northeast of Thorndon House with later alterations

Location

Grid Reference:SX 403 947
Map Sheet:SX49SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadwoodwidger
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADWOODWIDGER

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX49SW/55
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building not present on 19th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Rectangular building shown on early 20th century map.


Department of Environment, 1986, Broadwoodwidger, 26 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV19158.

House about 20 meters northeast of Thorndon House, disused at time of survey (1985). It is 17th century with 19th century alterations. Plastered cob on stone rubble footings, slate roofs gabled at ends, formerly thatched. Projecting stone stack at left gable end, axial stone stack. Plan is three room and through passage. An addition at the higher end may originally have been an adjoining farmbuilding now part of the accommodation. Stair inserted in the passage in the 19th century. Rear lean-to. Two storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front. Plank and stud door leads to passage. Casements with glazing bars. The hall has 2 chamfered cross beams with ogee stops and a large open fireplace.


Exeter Archaeology, 2002, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Wind Cluster at Higher Beckett Farm, Ashwater, 91 (Report - Assessment). SDV322798.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV19158List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Broadwoodwidger. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 26.
SDV322798Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2002. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Wind Cluster at Higher Beckett Farm, Ashwater. Exeter Archaeology Report. 02.23. A4 Stapled + Digital. 91.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 26 2006 4:05PM