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HER Number:MDV38588
Name:Mariansleigh Barton


Thatched house dating to the 18th century or earlier.


Grid Reference:SS 746 217
Map Sheet:SS72SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMariansleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARIANSLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72SW/61
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, Post Medieval to XVIII - 1540 AD (Between) to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Mariansleigh, 76 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV344397.

Barton. House, tenanted at time of survey (1987). C18 or earlier. Rendered stone rubble and cob, thatched roof with plain ridge hipped at left end, gabled at right end; right end stack, rear left lateral stack largely rebuilt in concrete block.
Plan: single depth plan, 2 rooms wide, with a central entrance facing the stair and a rear right dairy under a lean-to roof.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4-window front with a C20 glazed lean-to porch on the front in the centre.2 c20 ground floor timber casement windows, 4 first floor windows, the left hand C20, the others are earlier 2- and 3-light timber casements with glazing bars. Interior: not inspected at time of survey but said not to have exposed carpentry (information from owner).
An interior inspection and examination of the roof timbers might necessitate revising the suggested date.

Child, P., 1992, Mariansleigh Barton (Ground Photograph). SDV365379.

Photos of the exterior. The roof was covered with tarpaulins at the time.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

Barton marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344397List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Mariansleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 76.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #140392 ]
SDV365379Ground Photograph: Child, P.. 1992. Mariansleigh Barton. Devon County Council Historic Buildings Photo. Photograph (Paper) + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2023 4:49PM