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HER Number:MDV36941
Name:Burrows Farm West and Burrows Farm East, Watery Lane, Georgeham

Summary

Sixteenth century farmhouse now divided into two houses. Formerly known as Lang's Farmhouse.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 444 391
Map Sheet:SS43NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorgeham
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGEHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NW/67
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVI - 1501 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Georgeham, 90 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV69128.

Burrows Farm East (formerly listed as Lang's Farmhouse). Farmhouse, C16 with possibly earlier origins. Rubble and cob, whitewashed and partially plastered with with thatch roof with gable ends. Rubble stacks with offsets at each gable end, that to right with projecting bread oven and axial stack backing onto cross-passage in 3-cell cross-passage plan. Stair turret and outshut at front right end under thatch catslide.2 storeys.3-window range of 2-light C19 timber casements, 2 panes each light, 2 to left with leaded panes above single similar casement with leaded panes to left, and single light casement to right of C20 door. Outshut is blind to front. Right-angled extension to rear with corrugated asbestos roof. Interior not inspected


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 946 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2010, Georgeham (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV345395.

Burrows Farm West and Burrows Farm East, formerly known as Burrows Farm East.
Constructed of stone rubble and cob, whitewashed and partially plastered with a thatch roof with gable ends. The rear extension
has a corrugated asbestos roof. Three cell cross-passage plan with outshot to front right and rightangled
extension to rear.
Two storeys with three-window range to front left; stair turret and outshut, which is blind to front, to right under thatch catslide roof. There
are rubble stacks with offsets at each gable end and an axial stack backing onto cross-passage. The right gable end stack has a projecting bread oven. The windows are 2-light 19th century timber casements, with two panes to each light; those to the left have leaded panes. The central door is of 20th century date.
Interior not inspected but parlour (in Burrows Farm West) understood to have decorative plaster cornice and overmantle dated 1698.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

Burrows Farm West and Burrows Farm East. (Formerly listed as: WATERY LANE CROYDE BURROWS FARM EAST) (Formerly listed as: WATERY LANE CROYDE LANGS FARMHOUSE). Also Known As: BURROWS FARM, CROYDE Farmhouse, now subdivided into two houses. C16 with possibly earlier origins. MATERIALS: Constructed of stone rubble and cob, whitewashed and partially plastered with a thatch roof with gable ends. The rear extension has a corrugated asbestos roof. PLAN: Three cell cross-passage plan with outshot to front right and right-angled extension to rear. EXTERIOR: Two storeys with three-window range to front left; stair turret and outshut, which is blind to front, to right under thatch catslide roof. There are rubble stacks with offsets at each gable end and an axial stack backing onto cross-passage. The right gable end stack has a projecting bread oven. The windows are 2-light C19 timber casements, with two panes to each light; those to the left have leaded panes. The central door is of C20 date. INTERIOR: Not inspected but parlour (in Burrows Farm West) understood to have decorative plaster cornice and overmantle dated 1698.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 946.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #89253 ]
SDV345395List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2010. Georgeham. Additions and Amendments to Checklist. A4 Stapled.
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV69128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Georgeham. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 90.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2016 3:34PM