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HER Number:MDV40981
Name:Riggledown Farmhouse


Riggledown farmhouse probably built in the 17th century with later alterations


Grid Reference:SS 860 099
Map Sheet:SS80NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishPoughill
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPOUGHILL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80NE/42
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 433172

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Riggledown farmhouse shown on 19th century map on the north side of the farmyard.

Department of Environment, 1985, Poughill, 129 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV343360.

English Heritage, 2009, List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV343181.

Riggledown farmhouse Listed on 4th November 1985. Farmhouse probably built in the 17th century, modernised and extended circa 1970. Plastered cob and rubble; rubble stacks topped with 19th and 20th century brick; thatched roof. 2-room-and- cross-passage plan house facing south-west. Left (north-west) room has large projecting front lateral stack and right room has projecting end stack. Circa 1970 extension to left room. 2 storeys. Irregular 3-window front of circa 1970 with glazing bars. Roughly central door to passage with circa 1970 slate-roofed porch. Large oak wall plate exposed beneath eaves to right of stack. Roof is half-hipped to left, gable-ended to right. Interior not available for inspection at time of survey but is thought to include 17th century carpentry. Other details: LBS Number 433172.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV343181List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2009. List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest. Historic Houses Register. Unknown.
SDV343360List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Poughill. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 129.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2009 11:15AM