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HER Number:MDV4876
Name:Osborne Newton Farmhouse


Osborne Newton; remains of barton. Circa 17th century and remodelled and partly rebuilt in the mid 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 692 455
Map Sheet:SX64NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChurchstow
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCHURCHSTOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX64NE/11
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 99509

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (III to Post Medieval - 201 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV140458.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV140459.

D. O. E. /hhr: kingsbridge rd/(1960)12.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV140460.

Lysons, d. , + s. /magna britannia devon 2/(1822)110.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV326212.

Osborne newton; remains of barton. The east walls of the farmhouse are the remains of an ancient barton (perraton). Vis=1/1/1953 (os). The house has been extensively renovated and the walls rough cast, leaving no signs of early building. Vis=a rambling farmhouse of 16th century origin, much altered. There is a shallow two storey porch (doe).

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Large farmhouse. Probably 17th century; remodelled and partly rebuilt in circa mid 19th century. Rubble, front rendered, south-west gable slate-hung; asbestos slate roof. Older section remains at north-east end, with large extension, to south west. 2 storeys, basement at left end; 3+1 window. Rebuilt section has 16-pane sashes at each level flanking 2 storey porch with 12-pane over arched opening to door on steps; to left is large plank door, down ramp to cellar. To right, the earlier kitchen block roofed at slightly lower level, swept down over a 2-light casement at each level, and a further section with longer sweep-down over a 3-light and 2-light. The left gable is plain, with external stack, slate-hung. Right end has hip sweep-down. Back has 2-light glazing bar casements and wide plank door in pent hood to old section, and, to slightly set-back 19th century unit a 16-pane sash at each level a Yorkshire sliding sash with glazing bars. Large ridge stack at junction of old and new. Interior has heavy chamfered beam in old kitchen, the later section with stick stair, shutters, and contemporary doors.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140458Migrated Record:
SDV140459Migrated Record:
SDV140460Migrated Record:
SDV326212Report - Survey: Department of Environment.
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 22 2012 8:47AM