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HER Number:MDV40122
Name:Pristacott Farmhouse, Tawstock

Summary

Three sided farmhouse around a rear courtyard with a tall chimney stack to the front. The farmhouse dates to the early 17th century, possibly earlier.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 543 267
Map Sheet:SS52NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTawstock
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAWSTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52NW/77
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVI to XVII - 1540 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Tawstock, 48 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV76335.

Pristacott Farmhouse. Farmhouse. Early C17 with possibly earlier origins. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Asbestos slate roofs. Tall lateral hall stack to front with offsets and tapered cap, heightened in brick. Overall 3-sided rear courtyard plan, the courtyard largely infilled with C19 and C20 extensions, the front range apparently consisting of hall heated by lateral stack at left end, through-passage containing staircase and extended lower end.2 storeys. 2 window range C19 two light casement 6 panes per light to left. C20 windows to right. C20 brick porch with hipped asbestos slate roof. 3-light casement 8 panes per light to right, C20 three light window at left end. Interior not inspected but known to contain C17 geometrical plasterwork ceiling to chamber over hall.


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


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1253733 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

Pristacott Farmhouse. Farmhouse. Early C17 with possibly earlier origins. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Asbestos slate roofs. Tall lateral hall stack to front with offsets and tapered cap, heightened in brick. Overall 3-sided rear courtyard plan, the courtyard largely infilled with C19 and C20 extensions, the front range apparently consisting of hall heated by lateral stack at left end, through-passage containing staircase and extended lower end. 2 storeys. 2 window range C19 two light casement 6 panes per light to left. C20 windows to right. C20 brick porch with hipped asbestos slate roof. 3-light casement 8 panes per light to right, C20 three light window at left end. Interior not inspected but known to contain C17 geometrical plasterwork ceiling to chamber over hall.
Date first listed: 18th March 1987

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90607 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1253733.
SDV76335List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Tawstock. Historic Houses Register. 48.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2017 12:24PM