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HER Number:MDV36788
Name:Lower Winsham Farmhouse, Braunton


Lower Winsham Farmhouse with barn attached at right angle to west. Colourwashed rendered rubble and cob.


Grid Reference:SS 499 387
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/179
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98336

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 8NE (Cartographic). SDV59307.

Marked on 1905 6 inch map.

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 46 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

Farmhouse, now dwelling house, 16th or 17th century. Colourwashed rendered rubble and cob. Rubble and brick stack with pantiled offset at south gable end. Offset brick stack in the hipped angle of L-shaped 2 storey plan with gable-ended pantiled roof. Right-angled 2-storey kitchen wing to rear of range, extending south. West front has tripartite sash, with 3 over 3 panes, central and sliding sidelight sashes to right of half-glazed door with wooden 20th century porch. Two 2-light casements over. South front has a 2-light window over 3-paned casement. The barn continues west at right angles to front with blocked loft opening over plank door with timber lintel. Roof timbers replaced in 1940s after fire. Interior much altered but roughly chamfered beam in hall with stopped and chamfered fireplace lintel survive. Other details: 7/43.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV59307Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 8NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 46.

Associated Monuments

MDV73672Related to: Middle Winsham Farm, Knowle (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 4 2008 2:33PM