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HER Number:MDV64864
Name:South Molton, Falcon Inn

Summary

Falcon House (listed as Fallow House), early 18th century, but said to have 16th century roof timbers. Formerly known as the Falcon Inn.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 713 259
Map Sheet:SS72NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MOLTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72NW/188
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 96917

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

South Molton & District Archive Local History Society, 2000, South Molton Heritage Trail, 10 (Pamphlet). SDV61800.

Falcon House was formerly known as Falcon Inn and has 16th century roof timbers. A 1910 sale notice describes it as a 'dwelling house with extensive garden, yard and agricultural buildings' with entrances from Church Street and Barnstaple Street. A small block of flats named Falcon Court has now been built on part of the grounds.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.


English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

7 Church Street (Fallow House). Early 18th century. Two storeys, colour washed rubble. Slate roof. Five windows in all including two slightly projecting wings containing one bay each. Most glazing bars intact. Ground floor has curved three-light early 19th century bow. Doorcase has modern slated corner weatherhood. Interior has 18th century china cupboard with broken pediment.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #97704 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV61800Pamphlet: South Molton & District Archive Local History Society. 2000. South Molton Heritage Trail. A5 Paperback. 10.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2011 8:54AM