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HER Number:MDV40522
Name:Coombeshead Farmhouse, Coombeshead Farm

Summary

A late 16th century or early 17th century farmhouse.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 118 152
Map Sheet:ST11NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHemyock
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHEMYOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST11NW/19
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVI to XVII - 1550 AD to 1650 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV334019.

Interior: service end with chamfered cross ceiling beam with hollow step stops; a former lintel to rear, chamfered with run-out stops, now over window, perhaps originally a door. End fireplace with c19 carpentry. Hall with chamfered axial ceiling beam with run-out stops to higher-end only. Chamfered and unstopped axial beam to inner room (doe).


FACING FARM BUILDINGS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37627.

Coombes head farmhouse. Farmhouse. Late c16 or early c17. Pebbledashed random rubble; half-hipped thatched roof.3-room, through-passage plan house, the service end to the right of the passage. Hall heated by axial stack backing on to hall; service end heated by internal end stack, both stacks with brick shafts. Inner room unheated. Stairs to front of service and inner rooms.2 storeys. Exterior. Front: first floor with 2-light casement windows under eyebrow eaves; ground floor: 4-light casement windows to service end and hall; 3-light casement to inner room. Rear (facing farm buildings): 3 first floor 3-light casement windows under eyebrow eaves; leantos conceal inner room and service end: 4-light c19 casement window to hall; planked door to passage.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37629.

Doe/hhr:hemyock/(15/4/1987)21.


Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH119H (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Coombes Head Farmhouse.

Late 16th century or early 17th century. Pebbledashed random rubble; half-hipped thatched roof. 3-room, through-passage plan house, the service end to the right of the passage. Hall heated by axial stack backing on to hall; service end heated by internal end stack, both stacks with brick shafts. Inner room unheated. Stairs to front of service and inner rooms. 2 storeys.

Exterior. Front: first floor with 2-light casement windows under eyebrow eaves; Ground floor : 4-light casement windows to service end and hall; 3-light casement to inner room. Rear (facing farm buildings): 3 first floor 3-light casement windows under eyebrow eaves; leantos conceal inner room and service end: 4-light 19th century casement window to hall; planked door to passage.

Interior: service end with chamfered cross ceiling beam with hollow step stops; a former lintel to rear chamfered with run-out stops, now over window, perhaps originally a door. End fireplace with 19th century carpentry. Hall with chamfered axial ceiling beam with run-out stops to higher-end only. Chamfered and unstopped axial beam to inner room.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV334019Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH119H.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90838 ]
SDV37627Migrated Record: FACING FARM BUILDINGS.
SDV37629Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV104668Part of: Coombeshead Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 17 2019 3:45PM