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HER Number:MDV41570
Name:Berry House, Clayhanger

Summary

An early 19th century remodelling of a late 16th/early 17th century house. The original house was partially destroyed by a thatch fire in 1805.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 011 251
Map Sheet:ST02NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClayhanger
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCLAYHANGER

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST02NW/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XVI to XIX - 1501 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

LETTER IN POSSESSION OF OWNER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV52455.

Berry house. Farmhouse. A thorough early c19 remodelling of a late c16/early c17 house. Whitewashed rendered stone; slate roof, hipped at left end, gabled at right end; end stacks to centre block, end stacks to left and right blocks, end stack to right hand rear wing. Plan: u plan main block with rear left and right wings, probably originally with a narrow rear centre service courtyard, since filled in.1 room plan blocks with lower rooflines adjoin the main range to left and right; the right hand block is circa late c16/early c17 origin. In 1805 the house was partially destroyed by a thatch fire, (letter in possession of owner).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV52457.

Doe/hhr:clayhanger/(7/12/1987)48.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV52458.

Des=os 6"(1906)68se.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV52459.

Aph=dap/gb 9a,10(26/3/1986).


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV334684.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay centre block with 1-bay blocks to left and right, rusticated quoins to centre and left hand blocks. Central porch with rusticated pilasters, moulded cornice and a glazed roof, semi-circular fanlight with spoke glazing bars to inner doorway; fenestration of 16-pane sashes to the main and left hand block. Cellar below left hand and main block has a c17 stone mullioned window at the left; the right hand block is bowed on the right return. Interior: centre block not inspected but said to have contemporary early c19 features including a plaster ceiling rose and local marble chimneypiece. The ground floor room of the right hand block has a deeply-chamfered stopped cross beam and a half beam; open fireplace with stone jambs, plain lintel and c19 bread oven. The vaulted cellars incorporate re-used moulded and chamfered beams.(doe).


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


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1106915 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

Berry House. Farmhouse. A thorough early C19 remodelling of a late C16/early C17 house. Whitewashed rendered stone; slate roof, hipped at left end, gabled at right end; end stacks to centre block, end stacks to left and right blocks, end stack to right hand rear wing. Plan: U plan main block with rear left and right wings, probably originally with a narrow rear centre service courtyard, since filled in. 1 room plan blocks with lower rooflines adjoin the main range to left and right; the right hand block is circa late C16/early C17 origin. In 1805 the house was partially destroyed by a thatch fire, (letter in possession of owner). Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay centre block with l-bay blocks to left and right, rusticated quoins to centre and left hand blocks. Central porch with rusticated pilasters, moulded cornice and a glazed roof, semi-circular fanlight with spoke glazing bars to inner doorway; fenestration of 16-pane sashes to the main and left hand block. Cellar below left hand and main block has a C17 stone mullioned. window at the left; the right hand block is bowed on the right return. Interior: Centre block not inspected but said to have contemporary early C19 features including a plaster ceiling rose and local marble chimneypiece. The ground floor room of the right hand block has a deeply-chamfered stopped cross beam and a half beam; open fireplace with stone jambs, plain lintel and C19 bread oven. The vaulted cellars incorporate re-used moulded and chamfered beams.
Date first listed: 7th December 1987

Sources / Further Reading

SDV334684Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1106915.
SDV52455Migrated Record: LETTER IN POSSESSION OF OWNER.
SDV52457Migrated Record:
SDV52458Migrated Record:
SDV52459Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 27 2017 1:51PM