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HER Number:MDV44536
Name:New Swann Farmhouse, Alwington


Early 19th century farmhouse.


Grid Reference:SS 385 232
Map Sheet:SS32SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAlwington
Ecclesiastical ParishALWINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS32SE/44
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 91373

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Alwington, 52 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV20166.

New Swann Farmhouse, Horn's Cross. Farmhouse, now house. Built circa 1825. Colourwashed render over coursed slatestone rubble; hipped slate roof; cast-iron guttering to front, with lion's mask motifs; 20th century brick end stacks. Double-depth plan.2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. 19th century gabled porch with round-arched entry; half-glazed inner door with decorative fanlight. Flat rendered arches over 30-pane sashes on ground floor and late 19th Century horned 12-pane sashes on first floor. Side walls have 36-pane sashes; 20th century outshut to rear.
Interior: early 19th century dog-leg with landing staircase, with stick balusters on open string and wreathed handrail; panelled doors.1825 date inscribed on roof truss. Other details: LBS number 91373.

Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 91 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV20166List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Alwington. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 52.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 91.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 22 2015 10:55AM