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HER Number:MDV4337
Name:Wisdome farmhouse, Cornwood

Summary

Farmhouse dates to the 16th/17th century and is constructed from granite rubble with granite dressings. Slate roof with hipped and gabled ends. Two storeys and attic.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 615 603
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/78

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XV to XVII - 1500 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmhouse is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Falcon, T. A., 1904-1905, Some Dartmoor Farmhouses, 250-251 (Article in Serial). SDV337006.

Wisdom. No remnants of its ancient state, which indeed was never great.


Copeland, G. W., 1942, Eleventh Report of the Plymouth and District Branch, 122 (Article in Serial). SDV145407.

Wisdome Barton; 16th-17th century farmhouse. Home of the Rogers family. Purchased by John Rogers in 1690.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66SW60 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV155258.

References Copeland, 1942. As shown on field sheet. No additonal information (28/03/1950).


Seymour, D. J., 1955 - 1958, The Smaller Manor Houses of Medieval Devon, 16 (Article in Serial). SDV6523.

Two parallel wings joined by one-storey passage. Much altered inside.


Department of Environment, 1984, South Hams, 27 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336648.

Early 17th century house built round a small court. Rubble with slate roofs, rubble and brick stacks. Three storeyed porch with stone mullioned windows. Granite pointed doorways. Interior modernised.
Circa 16th/17th century. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Slate roof with hipped and gabled ends. Two storeys and attic. Four window range. Gabled porch wing projecting at centre, of two storeys and attic and with large chimney stack to side. Three-light hollow-chamfered stone mullion windows with hoodmoulds. Those on right hand replaced with later casements. Fielded panel door. The original granite door appears that reused in wall adjoining west. Rendered chimneystacks on rear wall.
Including parallel range at rear, now used as cider house, which has two moulded 4-centred arch doorways and some stone mullion windows; rubble built and partly rendered.


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

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 31/01/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

SX 66 SW CORNWOOD WISDOME 7/66 23-4-52 Wisdome Farm House including Cider House GV immediately north-west (formerly listed as Wisdome House (Farmhouse ) II
Farm house. Circa C16/17. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Slate roof with hipped and gabled ends. Two storeys and attic. Four window range. Gabled porch wing projecting at centre, of 2 storeys and attic and with large chimney stack to side. Three-light hollow-chamfered stone mullion windows with hoodmoulds. Those on right hand replaced with later casements. Fielded panel door. The original granite door appears to be that reused in wall adjoining west. Rendered chimneystacks on rear wall. Including parallel range at rear, now used as cider house, which has 2 moulded 4-centred arch doorways and some stone mullion windows; rubble built and partly rendered.
Listing NGR: SX6158460374

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145407Article in Serial: Copeland, G. W.. 1942. Eleventh Report of the Plymouth and District Branch. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 74. A5 Hardback. 122.
SDV155258Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66SW60. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336648List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. South Hams. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 27.
SDV337006Article in Serial: Falcon, T. A.. 1904-1905. Some Dartmoor Farmhouses. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 3. Unknown. 250-251.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91708 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 31/01/2017.
SDV6523Article in Serial: Seymour, D. J.. 1955 - 1958. The Smaller Manor Houses of Medieval Devon. Transactions of the Torquay Natural History Society. 12. Unknown. 16.

Associated Monuments

MDV77438Part of: Wisdome farmstead, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 31 2017 12:42PM