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HER Number:MDV33203
Name:Great Weeke farmhouse, Chagford


L-shaped farmhouse mid-19th century farmhouse at Great Weeke. The main block faces north and has a two-room plan with central entrance hall and staircase between.


Grid Reference:SX 714 875
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/61/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

L-shaped farmhouse shown on the Tithe Map, at the southern side of the farm. Close to additional buildings to the south which don't survive into the later 19th century.

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

Greatweek. House appears unchanged from the Tithe Map.

Department of Environment, 1987, Chagford, 89 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

Great Weeke farmhouse. Mid 19th century. Plastered granite rubble; granite stacks topped with 19th century and 20th century brick; slate roof.
Plan: L-shaped building. The main block faces north and has a two-room plan with central entrance hall and staircase between. Rooms have end stacks. On the right (western) end there is a two-room plan service block set at right angles and projecting forward. It has a front gable end stack. Two storeys.
Exterior: main block has a symmetrical two-window front of 16-pane sashes. Central 6-panel door behind an early 20th century flat-roofed and glass-sided porch. Roof is gable-ended. Similar rear fenestration and a central fixed pane stair window. Service block has a lower roof and contains 20th century casements with elliptical-headed lights and has one original horizontal-sliding sash.
Interior not inspected.

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

House at Great Weeke is shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV350463List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Chagford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 89.
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: #87736 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77139Part of: Great Weeke farmstead, Chagford (Monument)
MDV33202Related to: Bakehouse at Great Weeke farm, Chagford (Building)
MDV123451Related to: Building at Great Weeke, Chagford (Building)
MDV33149Related to: Court House at Greatweek Cross, Chagford (Building)
MDV93214Related to: Cow house 12 metres north of Great Weeke Farmhouse, Chagford (Building)
MDV22109Related to: Great Weeke Cottage, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2018 11:22AM