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HER Number:MDV38531
Name:Smythen Farmhouse


Mid to late 17th century farmhouse.


Grid Reference:SS 641 108
Map Sheet:SS61SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61SW/58
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Winkleigh, 76 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336028.

Smythen Farmhouse. Mid to later c17 with c18 and c19 additions. Rendered cob walls. Thatch roof hipped to left end and gabled to right. Axial brick stack and one at right gable end on projecting rendered rubble base.
Plan: 2-room plan originally with central entry, both rooms heated c18 1-room unheated addition at left-hand end which may formerly have been an outbuilding. C19 outshut built at rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front of c20 2 and 3-light casements, none to the left-hand end of the house. C20 glazed door to left and one to right of centre behind open fronted c20 leanto porch. Lean-to along rear wall under catslide roof. Interior: substantial ceiling beam visible in left-hand room.
The roof timbers may be of interest but were inaccessible at time of survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336028List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Winkleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 76.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 7 2006 8:41AM