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HER Number:MDV33557
Name:Higher Chuggaton


Higher Chuggaton probably early 16C extended & remodelled in 17C


Grid Reference:SS 609 269
Map Sheet:SS62NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSwimbridge
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSWIMBRIDGE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS62NW/97
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Swimbridge, 111 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV85764.

Higher Chuggaton, house, to the north of Lower Chuggaton (see PRN 71638) probably early 16C, extended and remodelled in 17C, with cottage ornee additions in 19C. Rendered cob and stone, rebuilt at right gable end of thatch roof and axial stone stack backing onto former through passage at left end. Former open hall house. Probably in early 17C the hall was floored over and a right angled 2 storey extension added to rear right end forming overall L-shaped plan. Two storeys. Three window range of 2 light casements, 8 panes per light. Small pantiled lean-to. French windows. Much of the old joinery survives to the upstairs rooms. No sign of smoke-blackening. Roof structural features. See doe list for full details.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV85764List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Swimbridge. Historic Houses Register. 111.

Associated Monuments

MDV71638Related to: Lower Chuggaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 4:34PM