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HER Number:MDV38003
Name:Court Farmhouse, Combe Bridge

Summary

17th century house (formerly a farmhouse), heightened in early to mid-19th century. Three room and through passage plan with rear lateral hall stack and gable end stack heating inner room. Lower room unheated.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 703 680
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/162
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Constructed, XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmhouse at Court depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Department of Environment, 1986, West Buckfastleigh, 85 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV347601.

Court farmhouse. House, formerly a farmhouse. 17th century, heightened in early to mid-19th century. Stone rubble. Asbestos slate roof with gabled ends and raised eaves. Plastered cob rear wing. Rendered chimney stacks.
Three room and through passage plan with rear lateral hall stack and gable end stack heating inner room. Lower room unheated. Wide wing at rear of higher end containing newel stairs at lower side beside hall stack, and lean-to porch in the angle. Two storeys. Four window range. 19th century casements, first floor two-light, ground floor three-light with cambered granite arches. Glazed door to left of centre. To right of centre passage door blocked. Short plastered cob wing at rear right with half-hipped roof and stack and lean-to porch in the angle.
Interior: closely spaced roughly chamfered ceiling beams in hall. Lateral hall fireplace with chamfered timber lintel with runout stops and monolithic granite jambs. Chamfered timber doorframe with step stop in rear wing near base of newel stairs. Hall of passage screen survives on hall side with lightly moulded mortices and wide planks. Roof: circa early c19 roof trusses pegged at apices.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 13/02/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

WEST BUCKFASTLEIGH LOWER COMBE SX 76 NW - 4/153 Court Farmhouse - GV II
House, formerly a farmhouse. C17, heightened in early to mid C19. Stone rubble. Asbestos slate roof with gabled ends and raised eaves. Plastered cob rear wing. Rendered chimney stacks.
Three room and through passage plan with rear lateral hall stack and gable end stack heating inner room. Lower room unheated. Wide wing at rear of higher end containing newel stairs at lower side beside hall stack, and lean-to porch in the angle. Two storeys. Four window range. C19 casements, first floor two-light, ground floor three-light with cambered granite arches. Glazed door to left of centre. To right of centre passage door blocked. Short plastered cob wing at rear right with half-hipped roof and stack and lean- to porch in the angle.
Interior: Closely spaced roughly chamfered ceiling beams in hall. Lateral hall fireplace with chamfered timber lintel with run- out stops and monolithic granite jambs. Chamfered timber doorframe with step stop in rear wing near base of newel stairs. Hall of passage screen survives on hall side with lightly moulded mortices and wide planks. Roof: Circa early C19 roof trusses pegged at apices.
Listing NGR: SX7035368064

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV347601List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. West Buckfastleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 85.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89756 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 13/02/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV78043Part of: Court farmstead, West Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2017 10:11AM