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HER Number:MDV34126
Name:Old Parsonage

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SS 501 273
Map Sheet:SS52NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHorwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHORWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52NW/63
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VICARAGE (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'The Old Parsonage' is shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as 'Rectory' with an L-shaped goup of buildings to the west of the road. Further buildings are shown to the north & south.

Ordnance Survey, 1903, 19NE (Cartographic). SDV6141.

'Rectory' shown on OS 6" (1903) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV339898.

Building shown but not marked on OS 6" (1964) map.

English Heritage, 1965, Horwood, LBS No 98768 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV320658.

The Old Parsonage a former rectory, now a private dwelling. Late 18C with 19C alterations. Stone rubble, rendered facade, with brick dressings. Slate roof hipped at right end. Brick stacks to each end and to rear wing. Symmetrical central hall and staircase plan with principal room to each side, kitchen/servant wing to rear right side, forming L-shape, and single storey workshop, formerly washhouse and coal-sheds completing 4-sided rear courtyard plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range, symmetrical. 19C/20C 2-light casements, 6-panes per light with slightly cambered brick arches. Single 16-paned horned sash with rendered slightly cambered brick arch flanking stone rubble porch with slate lean-to roof. 20C inner door. Interior: some early joinery survives including 4-panelled fielded panelled doors to the principal rooms with original hinges, integral cupboards to each side of the principal fireplace in the east principal room, old ledged plank doors to the bedrooms. Dairy/cellar fittings partly intact. Late 18C roof structure of 4 trusses to front range and single truss to rear wing with side-pegged collars.

James, T. + Chandler, J., 2004, The Proposed Alverdiscott to Barnstaple Overhead 132kV Transmission Line, 7,16,Table 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV72921.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV320658List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 1965. Horwood. Historic Houses Register. LBS No 98768.
SDV339898Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV6141Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1903. 19NE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Unknown.
SDV72921Report - Assessment: James, T. + Chandler, J.. 2004. The Proposed Alverdiscott to Barnstaple Overhead 132kV Transmission Line. AC Archaeology Report. 4604/1/0. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7,16,Table 2.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV793 - The proposed Alverdiscott to Barnstaple overhead 132kV transmission line

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 5:37PM