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HER Number:MDV41279
Name:Little Venn Farmhouse, Cheriton Fitzpaine

Summary

Mid 18th century farmhouse with adjoining 1 room cottage.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 886 067
Map Sheet:SS80NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCheriton Fitzpaine
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHERITON FITZPAINE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80NE/78
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))
  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Cheriton Fitzpaine, 31 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV46086.

Little venn farmhouse and adjoining cottage. Farmhouse and adjoining cottage. Probably mid c18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with late c19 and c20 brick; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch). South-east facing range comprising 2-room with central stair plan cottage to left (south-west) and 1-room cottage adjoining to right under same roofline. Gable end stacks (that to left is projecting) and axial stack to right of middle room in cob party wall between farmhouse and cottage.2 storeys. Overall 4-window front of mostly late c19-early c20 casements with glazing bars. Farmhouse door has early c20 trellis porch and cottage door is behind c20 glass-sided porch.
Interior: is largely result of c20 refurbishment which has mostly blocked the fireplaces and boxed in the beams. Large rubble fireplace in cottage has plain chamfered oak lintel inscribed on right end ws 17. - the last numerals are illegible. Roof is inaccessible.


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


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1325597 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

Little Venn Farmhouse and adjoining cottage. Farmhouse and adjoining cottage. Probably mid C18. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks topped with late C19 and C20 brick; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch). South-east facing range comprising 2-room with central stair plan cottage to left (south-west) and 1-room cottage adjoining to right under same roofline. Gable end stacks (that to left is projecting) and axial stack to right of middle room in cob party wall between farmhouse and cottage. 2 storeys. Overall 4- window front of mostly late C19-early C20 casements with glazing bars. Farmhouse door has early C20 trellis porch and cottage door is behind C20 glass-sided porch. Interior is largely result of C20 refurbishment which has mostly blocked the fireplaces and boxed in the beams. Large rubble fireplace in cottage has plain chamfered oak lintel inscribed on right end WS 17.. - the last numerals are illegible. Roof is inaccessible.
Date first listed: 4th November 1985

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91069 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1325597.
SDV46086List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Cheriton Fitzpaine. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 31.

Associated Monuments

MDV122099Part of: Little Venn Farm, Cheriton Fitzpaine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 30 2018 12:36PM