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HER Number:MDV37174
Name:Pound House at Narracombe, Ilsington

Summary

Pound House built into hillside north of the house, with a separate, two-storey compartment at the south end. 19th century or possibly earlier. Granite rubble with dressings of large roughly-squared granite blocks. Slated roof, hipped at each end. Cider press has been removed.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 787 767
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/78/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER HOUSE (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Ilsington, 56 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV282617.

Pound house about 15 metres north of Narracombe Farmhouse. Pound house built into hillside north of the house, having separate, 2-storey compartment at the sound end. C19 or possibly earlier. Granite rubble with dressings of large roughly-squared granite blocks. Slated roof, hipped at each end. South gable-wall has only 1 opening, a segmental-headed doorway in ground storey with arch of voussoirs. Compartment above it has large barn doors in side wall. To left of these is another wide doorway into the pound house proper, with matching doorway in opposite wall. A single small window with wood lintel to left of this again. Interior of pound house retains much of the old wooden apple-crusher, fixed to the floor of storage-loft above. Cider press has been removed.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

ILSINGTON SX 77 NE 3/90 Pound House about 15 metres north - of Narracombe Farmhouse GV II
Pound House built into hillside north of the house, having separate, 2-storey compartment at the sound end. C19 or possibly earlier. Granite rubble with dressings of large roughly-squared granite blocks. Slated roof, hipped at each end. South gable-wall has only 1 opening, a segmental-headed doorway in ground storey with arch of voussoirs. Compartment above it has large barn doors in side wall. To left of these is another wide doorway into the pound house proper, with matching doorway in opposite wall. A single small window with wood lintel to left of this again. Interior of pound house retains much of the old wooden apple-crusher, fixed to the floor of storage-loft above. Cider press has been removed.
Listing NGR: SX7872876742.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV282617List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Ilsington. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 56.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89358 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV37175Related to: Narracombe Farmhouse, Ilsington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 8 2018 1:22PM