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HER Number:MDV38133
Name:Dunsgreen Farmhouse, Dunsgreen Farm


Early to mid 19th century remodelling of an earlier farmhouse.


Grid Reference:ST 153 138
Map Sheet:ST11SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClayhidon
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLAYHIDON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST11SE/40
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Unknown date)

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV332994.

Rear: all c20 casement windows except for stair window, which is a tall round-headed sash. Wing with c20 casement window to ground floor, and an early c19 casement window above with stanchions and saddle bars. Interior not inspected (doe).

POSSIBLY THE FORMER SERVICE END, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV33709.

Dunsgreen farmhouse. Farmhouse. Early to mid c19 remodelling of an earlier house. Rendered random rubble chert; gable end slate roof with dressed stone gable coping. The interior has been several times remodelled but was probably originally a traditional 3-room, cross-passage plan house with rear wing forming an l-shaped plan overall. Axial and right-hand end stack to main range; end stack to rear wing.2 storeys. Exterior front: the left-hand room (possibly the former service end) has no windows; the other rooms were made in the c19 into a roughly symmetrical 2 window range, with central porch with tuscan columns, pilasters, and moulded cornice, all the windows a tripartite 4:12:4 pane hornless sashes.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV33711.


Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH090H (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV332994Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV33711Migrated Record:
SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH090H.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89836 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV80021Part of: Dunsgreen Farm, Clayhidon (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2013 12:36PM