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HER Number:MDV37869
Name:Winscott, Upcott


Winscott in Upcott was built in the early 18th century with a 20th century addition


Grid Reference:SS 579 097
Map Sheet:SS50NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDowland
Ecclesiastical ParishDOWLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS50NE/75
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 90900

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVII to XX - 1700 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Shown as three adjoining buildings on 19th century map in a long narrow enclosure on the north side of the road.

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

Department of Environment, 1988, Dowland, 64 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV5753.

Winscott in Upcott is a small house built in the early 18th century with a mid to late 20th century addition. Rendered cob and rubble walls under a gable-ended thatch roof. Two 20th century rubble gable-end stacks. Plan: originally probably one-room plan heated by fireplace at right-hand end. 19th century leanto at right-hand end. 20th century one-room extension built at left-hand end. Exterior: two storeys with asymmetrical three-window front, left-hand windows are in extension which is slightly recessed. All mid to later 20th century 2-light ovolo-moulded wooden mullion windows. Thatch roofed porch to left of centre with 20th century plank door behind. The 1st floor windows have small gables above. Leanto against right-hand end. Interior: open fireplace with rough wooden lintel. Ceiling beams have been replaced.

Ellis, D. A., 1992, Dowland Past and Present, 50 (Pamphlet). SDV344172.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Winscott in Upcott was Listed on 10th March 1988. Other details: LBS Number 90900.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
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: #89666 ]
SDV344172Pamphlet: Ellis, D. A.. 1992. Dowland Past and Present. Paperback Volume. 50.
SDV5753List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Dowland. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 64.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 3 2010 9:04AM