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HER Number:MDV40365
Name:Cider House at Southwood Farm, Christow

Summary

Cider house. Probably late 17th century with subsequent alterations ; stone and cob with a corrugated iron roof, gabled at ends (probably formerly thatched). Rectangular on plan, partly lofted with a screw cider press at the right end. Group value with Southwood Farmhouse and two other 17th century farm buildings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 834 861
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/68/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER HOUSE (Built, XVII - 1650 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The late 19th century historic map shows a semi-circular horse engine house on the northern side of the slim rectangular building.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Cider house has been extended slightly to the north and now no sign on the engine house.


Department of Environment, 1988, Christow, 88 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV308409.

Cider house about 60 metres west of Southwood House. Cider house. Probably late 17th century with subsequent alterations; stone and cob with a corrugated iron roof, gabled at ends (probably formerly thatched). Rectangular on plan, partly lofted with a screw cider press at the right end.
Exterior: partly lofted. Three doorways on the front, the left hand doorway has brick jambs, steps up to doorway in centre, larger doorway at right.
Interior: 2 face-pegged jointed crucks at the right end (collars replaced), 2 later trusses at left end with straight principals and halved collars. Group value with Southwood farmhouse and two other 17th century farm buildings.


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

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1333883 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

CHRISTOW FOXHOLE HILL (off), Christow SX 88 NW 2/114 Cider House about 60 metres west of Southwood Farmhouse GV II
Cider house. Probably late C17 with subsequent alterations ; stone and cob with a corrugated iron roof, gabled at ends (probably formerly thatched).
Rectangular on plan, partly lofted with a screw cider press at the right end.
Exterior: Partly lofted. 3 doorways on the front, the left hand doorway has brick jambs, steps up to doorway in centre, larger doorway at right.
Interior: 2 face-pegged jointed crucks at the right end (collars replaced), 2 later trusses at left end with straight principals and halved collars. Group value with Southwood Farmhouse (q.v.) and 2 other C17 farm buildings.
Listing NGR: SX8343186106

Sources / Further Reading

SDV308409List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Christow. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 88.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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: #90741 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1333883.

Associated Monuments

MDV22137Part of: Southwood farmstead, Christow (Monument)
MDV40364Related to: Outbuilding at Southwood Farm, Christow (Building)
MDV40366Related to: Threshing barn at Southwood farm, Christow (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2018 3:47PM