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HER Number:MDV37332
Name:Crowndale Farm House

Summary

Farmhouse, circa 1830 with some later alterations.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 473 726
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/25/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 94022

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XIX - 1820 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Department of Environment, 1987, Tavistock Hamlets, 84 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV221830.

Farmhouse, circa 1830 with some later alterations. Rendered stone rubble with low pitched hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves. Stack to left side. Double depth plan with central entrance hall with stair to rear, later two-storey rear service wing to left. Two storeys, symmetrical front with. three windows, at first floor all 12-pane sashes, ground floor 16 pane sash right and left, all in plain granite surrounds.Central four-panelled door and overlight with glazing bars and original porch with rendered side walls supporting a vestigial entablature. Left return has two four-pane sashes at ground floor; right return has two similar first floor sashes, at ground floor two 16-pane sashes and 6-pane sash; step back to rear wing, lower roof line, also hipped, with small single storey addition to rear. Rear has two similar first floor sashes, 20th century window at ground floor right, porch in angle with door and two 6 pane lights, rear wing has plate glass window at ground and first floor with brick dressings. Interior not inspected. The earlier house at Crowndale (demolished) was the birth place of Sir Francis Drake, 1542. The farm was formerly part of the Duke of Bedford's Estate.


Exeter Archaeology, 1997, Archaeological Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflows Scheme, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV344347.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV221830List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Tavistock Hamlets. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 84.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #89464 ]
SDV344347Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1997. Archaeological Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflows Scheme. Exeter Archaeology Report. 97.02. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.

Associated Monuments

MDV37333Related to: Crowndale Farm Buildings and Dung Pit (Building)
MDV4065Related to: Crowndale Medieval Settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4597 - Assessment of Tavistock Sewer Overflow Scheme

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2012 2:49PM