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HER Number:MDV36771
Name:West Saunton Farmhouse

Summary

Farmhouse incorporating formerly detached cider-mill house. Has 1622 datestone reset in blocked doorway in rear outshut.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 465 377
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98275

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 8SE (Cartographic). SDV17296.


Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 11 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

Farmhouse, 17th century, has 1622 datestone reset in blocked doorway in rear outshut. Colourwashed rendered rubble and cob with gable-ended slate roof. Two storeys, L-shaped plan, the right-angled extension at right side formerly detached cider-mill house, now taken into main range which has continuous outshut to rear, enclosing rubble stack. Brick stacks at each end. Roof structure largely intact with 6 trusses with collars halved into straight principals carrying single tier of threaded purlins and diagonally set ridge purlin. Interior much altered with roughly chamfered beams at lower end of main range, with large end hearth with chamfered lintel and small hearth to left on side wall. Beams boxed in at upper end. Other details: 7/59.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1312 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

West Saunton Farmhouse. C17 . Rendered rubble & cob with gable-ended slate roof. L-shaped plan, right-angled extension at right side formerly detached cider-mill house now taken into main range. 1622 datestone reset in rear outshut.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV17296Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 8SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 1312.
SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 11.

Associated Monuments

MDV36767Related to: Barn at West Saunton Farm (Building)
MDV36769Related to: Barn at West Saunton Farm (Building)
MDV36768Related to: Farm Building at West Saunton Farm (Building)
MDV36770Related to: Shippen Cottage, West Saunton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 17 2016 8:43AM