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HER Number:MDV36760
Name:Higher Winsham Farmhouse, Braunton


House, probably 16th century in origin. Three cell cross-passge plan. Whitewashed rubble and cob under thatch roof, with large hall stack on front.


Grid Reference:SS 500 391
Map Sheet:SS53NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53NW/31/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98330

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 43 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

House, formerly farmhouse, probably 16th century. Whitewashed rubble and cob. Thatched roof with gable end brick stacks. Large lateral hall stack on front, the upper part diagonally set in brick. Three cell cross-passage plan. South front has 3 window range of, from left to right, two two-light casements, that to left has 4 panes each light, to right 2 panes each light, and a fixed 6-paned light over four 2-light casements, the 3 to left with 2 panes each light, that to right with 6 panes each light. Twentieth century glazed porch and 20th century small lean-to extension to right. Other details: 8/37.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 43.

Associated Monuments

MDV16303Part of: Higher or North Winsham (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 8 2008 4:07PM