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HER Number:MDV36796
Name:Upcott Farmhouse


Farmhouse, probably 17th century, with lower end rebuilt and incorporated in early 19th century addition with attached outbuildings to rear.


Grid Reference:SS 482 392
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/187
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98359

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 58 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

Farmhouse, probably 17th century, with lower end rebuilt and incorporated in early 19th century addition forming new front in L-shape plan, with attached outbuildings (formerly apple stores) to rear extending west, to complete 3-sided courtyard arrangement. Rubble with 19th century façade, stuccoed and painted. Slate roof with deep eaves to left side. Brick stack to left gable end, rubble to right with upper part in brick. Two storeys, 3 window range of timber sashes, 8 panes over 8 panes, with crown glass over similar sash to left and 20th century 4-light casement to right of panelled door with wooden pilasters with greek key motif supporting tent-shaped canopy. Two storey lean-to at right gable end with horizontal sliding sash, 15 panes over 15 panes. The earlier right-angled rear extension has corrugated asbestos roof with renewed roof timbers. Large lateral rubble stack with slated caps.Three irregularly-spaced 2-light casements (6 panes each light) over 2-light casements (4 panes each light) to left of stack, and plank door with cover strips to right. Other details: 7/56.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 58.

Associated Monuments

MDV36798Related to: Barn and Stables at Upcott Farm (Building)
MDV36797Related to: Cider House at Upcott Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2008 3:43PM