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HER Number:MDV35865
Name:Higher Lana Farmhouse, Tetcott


Farmhouse and adjoining stable of probable 17th century origin.


Grid Reference:SX 339 962
Map Sheet:SX39NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTetcott
Ecclesiastical ParishTETCOTT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX39NW/515
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 435116

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Tetcott, 35 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV9663.

Higher Lana farmhouse including adjoining outbuilding.
Farmhouse and adjoining stable. Probably 17th century origins. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings, corrugated asbestos roof gabled at ends, formerly thatched. Stone stacks at ends of main range. The original plan may have been a 2-room house, the hall to the left with a 2-storey gabled projection to the front and a smaller heated room to the right of a stair hall. A rear outshut is probably an 18th century or 19th century addition.2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front with an approximately central 2-storey gabled projection, the front door to the right of the projection with sloping corrugated asbestos roof carried on a stone cheek. Fenestration of 3-light casements, the first floor in the bay is circa early 19th century, 6 panes per light, the others have 3 panes per light and have probably been reglazed in the early 20th century. Interior not inspected. The stable with loft over adjoining at the left end has 1 stable entrance under a loft loading door and 2 windows to the right with timber lintels. The stable has pegged roof trusses halved at the apex. Other details: LBS number 435116.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV9663List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Tetcott. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 35.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 8 2009 1:52PM