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HER Number:MDV39504
Name:Higher Dean, Dean Prior

Summary

Circa mid to late-17th century house. Whitewashed stone rubble construction with low pitched asbestos sheet roof with gabled ends. Rendered end stacks. Lateral front stack truncated. Three room and through passage plan with large lateral stack on front of hall and gable end stacks heating inner room and kitchen. Inner room originally unheated and stack later insertion.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 729 645
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/164
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Constructed, XVII - 1635 AD to 1699 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.

Higher dean (formerly listed as house 40 yards east north east of clapper cottage).
House. Circa mid to late-17th century. Whitewashed stone rubble. Low pitched asbestos sheet roof with gabled ends. Rendered end stacks. Lateral front stack truncated.
Three room and through passage plan with large lateral stack on front of hall and gable end stacks heating inner room and kitchen. Inner room originally unheated and stack later insertion. Partition to passage removed and passage now part of lower room. Circa 19th century two storey one bay addition at lower end. Later outshut at rear. Two storeys. Three window range and one window addition to left. 19th century three-light casements with horizontal glazing bars. Through passage doorway to left of stack with slated hood, doorway partly blocked.
Interior: hall has chamfered cross beam and chamfered joists with run-out stops. Lateral hall fireplace blocked and partition to inner room boarded over. Partition to lower side of passage removed. Roof structure and first floor not inspected.


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 - 6/172 Higher Dean (Formerly listed as 9-2-61 House 40 yards east north east of Clapper Cottage) - GV II
House. Circa mid to late C17. Whitewashed stone rubble. Low pitched asbestos sheet roof with gabled ends. Rendered end stacks. Lateral front stack truncated.
Three room and through passage plan with large lateral stack on front of hall and gable end stacks heating inner room and kitchen. Inner room originally unheated and stack later insertion. Partition to passage removed and passage now part of lower room. Circa C19 two storey one bay addition at lower end. Later outshut at rear. Two storeys. Three window range and one window addition to left. C19 three-light casements with horizontal glazing bars. Through passage doorway to left of stack with slated hood, doorway partly blocked.
Interior: Hall has chamfered cross beam and chamfered joists with run-out stops. Lateral hall fireplace blocked and partition to inner room boarded over. Partition to lower side of passage removed. Roof structure and first floor not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX7292664594

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: #90355 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 03/02/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV39503Related to: 11 and 12, Higher Dean (Building)
MDV39505Related to: Clapper Cottage, Dean Prior (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 3 2017 1:57PM