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HER Number:MDV40355
Name:Outbuildings and walled garden north of Wells House, Christow

Summary

Outbuildings and walls of walled garden. Possibly 18th century. Cob and stone rubble, the outbuildings colourwashed and plastered with slate roofs; the garden walls with slate capping, colourwashed to the road. Outbuildings formerly agricultural, now in use for storage. Former farm buildings forming u shaped range with one curved corner north-east of wells house: entrance to yard from dry lane between end of curved range and right (north) end of house. Adjoining the farm building to the rear of the house, cob and stone rubble walling encloses a kitchen garden, the north wall of the garden is adjacent to the roadside of commons hill and opposite sea hill house. Important for group value with Wells House and Sea Hill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 830 854
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/169/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OUTBUILDING (Built, XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))
  • WALLED GARDEN (Constructed, XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Christow, 81 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV308409.

Outbuildings to the north-east and walls of walled garden to Wells House. Outbuildings and walls of walled garden. Possibly 18th century. Cob and stone rubble, the outbuildings colourwashed and plastered with slate roofs; the garden walls with slate capping, colourwashed to the road. Outbuildings formerly agricultural, now in use for storage.
Plan: former farm buildings forming u shaped range with one curved corner north-east of wells house: entrance to yard from dry lane between end of curved range and right (north) end of house. Adjoining the farm building to the rear of the house, cob and stone rubble walling encloses a kitchen garden, the north wall of the garden is adjacent to the roadside of commons hill and opposite sea hill house.
Exterior: the outer walls of the range of outbuildings have an attractive curved slate roof on the corner between dry lane and commons hill with a large 3-light window and narrow doorway inserted on the dry lane elevation. The commons hill elevation is blind and continues as the north wall of the walled garden. On the yard side the range is partly weatherboarded and partly open-fronted: doorway in east wall of walled garden.
Interior: of outbuildings not inspected. Important for group value with Wells House and Sea Hill.


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

Outbuildings and garden depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1333881 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

CHRISTOW DRY LANE, Christow SX 88 NW 2/105
Outbuildings to the north east and walls of walled garden to Wells House GV II Outbuildings and walls of walled garden. Possibly C18. Cob and stone rubble, the outbuildings colourwashed and plastered with slate roofs ; the garden walls with slate capping, colourwashed to the road. Outbuildings formerly agricultural, now in use for storage.
Plan: Former farm buildings forming U shaped range with one curved corner north-east of Wells House : entrance to yard from Dry Lane between end of curved range and right (north) end of house. Adjoining the farm building to the rear of the house, cob and stone rubble walling encloses a kitchen garden, the north wall of the garden is adjacent to the roadside of Commons Hill and opposite Sea Hill House (q.v.).
Exterior: The outer walls of the range of outbuildings have an attractive curved slate roof on the corner between Dry Lane and Commons Hill with a large 3-light window and narrow doorway inserted on the Dry Lane elevation. The Commons Hill elevation is blind and continues as the north wall of the walled garden. On the yard side the range is partly weatherboarded and partly open-fronted : doorway in east wall of walled garden.
Interior: of outbuildings not inspected. Important for group value with Wells House and Sea Hill (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SX8308985417

Sources / Further Reading

SDV308409List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Christow. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 81.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90730 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1333881.

Associated Monuments

MDV77382Part of: Wells farmstead, Christow (Monument)
MDV40354Related to: Sea Hill, Dry Lane, Christow (Building)
MDV40356Related to: Wells farmhouse, Christow (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 23 2017 11:07AM