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HER Number:MDV39503
Name:11 and 12, Higher Dean

Summary

House, divided into a row of cottages and converted again into two cottages. Circa 16th century with later alterations. Roughcast stone rubble with asbestos slate roof with gabled ends. Three room and through passage plan. Possibly originally open to roof the complete length, and later floored and eaves heightened.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 729 646
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/163
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Constructed, XV to XVI - 1500 AD to 1599 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Department of Environment, 1986, Dean Prior, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV324104.

Nos 11 and 12, Higher Dean. House, divided into a row of cottages and converted again into two cottages. Circa 16th century with later alterations. Roughcast stone rubble with asbestos slate roof with gabled ends.
Three room and through passage plan. Possibly originally open to roof the complete length, and later floored and eaves heightened. Lateral hall stack at rear, gable end stack at lower end, oriel stack at ridge near higher end. Lean-to addition at left hand, higher end. Two storeys. Long asymmetrical seven window range. Mainly 19th century two and three-light casements with glazing bars. Through passage doorway to right of centre with slated hood and 20th century glazed door fixed to form window. Plank door at lower end to right.
Interior: only No 12 to right higher end inspected. Much altered but early features possibly boxed in. Roof largely rebuilt but retains trusses at higher end with threaded purlins and threaded ridge piece and dovetail lap-jointed far collar which is missing. Roof over former hall to centre and lower end has been replaced in 18th or 19th century.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 03/02/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

DEAN PRIOR HIGHER DEAN SX 76 SW - 6/171 Nos 11 and 12 - GV II
House, divided into a row of cottages and converted again into two cottages. Circa C16 with later alterations. Roughcast stone rubble with asbestos slate roof with gabled ends.
Three room and through passage plan. Possibly originally open to roof the complete length, and later floored and eaves heightened. Lateral - hall stack at rear, gable end stack at lower end, oriel stack at ridge near higher end. Lean-to addition at left hand, higher end. Two storeys. Long asymmetrical seven window range. Mainly C19 two and three-light casements with glazing bars. Through passage doorway to right of centre with slated hood and C20 glazed door fixed to form window. Plank door at lower end to right.
Interior: Only No 12 to right higher end inspected. Much altered but early features possibly boxed in. Roof largely rebuilt but retains trusses at higher end with threaded purlins and threaded ridge piece and dovetail lap-jointed far collar which is missing. Roof over former hall to centre and lower end has been replaced in C18 or C19.
Listing NGR: SX7291464615

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324104List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Dean Prior. Historic Houses Register. 7.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90354 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 03/02/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV39505Related to: Clapper Cottage, Dean Prior (Building)
MDV39504Related to: Higher Dean, Dean Prior (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 3 2017 1:50PM