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HER Number:MDV34550
Name:East Bushton Farmhouse, West Buckland


Farmhouse with an adjoining shippon at the south-east end. The farmhouse dates to the 17th century with 19th century alterations. The shippon was largely rebuilt in the 19th century and is now a dwelling.


Grid Reference:SS 645 308
Map Sheet:SS63SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast and West Buckland
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST BUCKLAND

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS63SW/97
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))
  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, East and West Buckland, 17 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV344410.

East Bushton Farmhouse including shippon attached at south-east end. C17 with C19 alterations. Shippon largely rebuilt in C19. Stone rubble and cob, unrendered at rear. Asbestos slate roof, hipped at left end, gable end to right. Axial brick stack. C orrugated iron roof to shippon. Basically 3 room and cross passage plan, stairs to rear of cross passage, lower end divided axially in C19 to form 2 small rooms, that to rear a dairy. Two storeys. Four window range. C19/20th century fenestration. Two light casements, 2 panes per light. C19 joinery largely intact. Hall has no exposed ceiling beams and original fireplace concealed. Ovolo-moulded doorway to inner room. Cross passage dog-legs up a step into hall with a rear doorway opposing the hall projection, a thin C19 partition screening this rear exit from the hall. No sign of smoke-blackening. Five roughly pegged probably C18 trusses with C20 roof super-imposed. A deep recess to the right of the inner room fireplace may once have housed a secondary staircase.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

The south-eastern end (the former shippon) is marked as Rose Cottage

Historic England, 2020, National Heritage List for England, 1107564 (National Heritage List for England). SDV363414.

East Bushton Farmhouse including shippon attached at south end.
C17 with C19 alterations. Shippon largely rebuilt in C19.
See listing description for full details.
Date first listed: 13th May 1987

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344410List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. East and West Buckland. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 17.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #127794 ]
SDV363414National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2020. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1107564.

Associated Monuments

MDV131158Part of: East Bushton Farm, West Buckland (Monument)
MDV129445Related to: Barn at East Bushton Farm, West Buckland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 19 2021 3:43PM