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HER Number:MDV5470
Name:Berrator Farmhouse, Buckland Monachorum


Farmhouse dating from the later 15th century which was altered and extended in the 16th and 17th centuries and modernised in the 20th century. It has a number of interesting features, particularly the 15th century hall window which is considered to be original to the house.


Grid Reference:SX 477 687
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: sx46ne20
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/512
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, XV to XVII - 1401 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Copeland, G. W., 1952, Twenty-First Annual Report of the Plymouth and District Branch, 329 (Article in Serial). SDV237178.

The house has some early oak doorway, one or two granite doorways and massively beamed ceilings in the kitchen and dining room. It also has a fine late 15th century window which it was suggested may have come from Buckland Abbey or from the former medieval chapel that once stood near by.

Department of Environment, 1987, Buckland Monachorum, 24 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV240503.

Farmhouse. Later C15 with C16 alterations and C17 addition, modernised in C20.
See description for full details.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1105485 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Farmhouse. Later C15 with C16 alterations and C17 addition, modernised in C20. The house preserves a number of good features from several periods although the earlier ones are of most interest, particularly the hall window, as features of this date and quality are unusual in farmhouses in West Devon. The window, dated to the C15, is considered to be original to the house. See listing description for full details.
Date first listed: 21st March 1967

Sources / Further Reading

SDV237178Article in Serial: Copeland, G. W.. 1952. Twenty-First Annual Report of the Plymouth and District Branch. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 84. Unknown. 329.
SDV240503List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Buckland Monachorum. Historic Houses Register. Website. 24.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #122445 ]
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1105485.

Associated Monuments

MDV126683Part of: Berrator Farm, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)
MDV5469Related to: Chapel to south-west of Berrator Farm, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 24 2019 9:47AM