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HER Number:MDV31826
Name:Williams Arms, Wrafton


Public house, originally farmhouse, probably 17th century. Extended and interior remodelled in 20th century.


Grid Reference:SS 493 356
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHeanton Punchardon
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHEANTON PUNCHARDON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/166
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98446

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Heanton Punchardon, 102 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV86763.

Farmhouse, now public house. Probably 17th century. Rendered cob and rubble with thatch roof. Stack at each gable end and large lateral stack with brick shaft on north side which originally formed front, now reversed. Possibly originally 3-room plan but interior entirely remodelled in 20th century. Two storeys, south side has wide single storey porch with thatched gable-ended roof over double 20th century doors flanked by square opening. Three horizontal sliding sashes, 6 panes over 9 panes, to each side of porch. Rubble extension with slated lean-to roof at left end. Right-angled 20th century single storey extension with hipped thatch roof at right gable end. North side has 2 gabled half dormers with 2-light casements (3 panes each light) over 2 similar casements, that to left inserted in blocked doorway with slated projecting porch. Porch adjoins rubble stack to left, extended in brick with off- sets in angle of single storey outshut projecting at left end with sash. Interior much altered. Other details: LBS 98446.

Wessex Archaeology, 2007, RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV342125.

Other details: WA 38.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342125Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2007. RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 67300.01. A4 Stapled + Digital. 10.
SDV86763List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Heanton Punchardon. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 102.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4490 - RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment

Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2009 10:00AM