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HER Number:MDV71182
Name:Little Webbery


Little Webbery a two storey 19C house of double depth plan formerly called The Firs


Grid Reference:SS 495 260
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAlverdiscott
Ecclesiastical ParishALVERDISCOTT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Little Webbery' is shown as 'The Firs' on OS 25" (1880s) map. It is shown as a large irregular shaped building with several adjoining buildings to the northeast in a rectilinear enclosure to the north of Webbery Cross. The later building on the site is a smaller structure.

Department of Environment, 1989, Alverdiscott, LBS No 91349 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV6072.

Little Webbery a c1830 house of stucco over slatestone rubble; hipped Welsh slate roof; rendered brick end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Flat rendered arches over 20C French windows flanked by 20C sashes, and over early 19C twelve-pane first-floor sashes. Similar early 19C sashes to 3-bay side walls. Raised storey bands and pilasters to front and side walls. Similar sashes amd early 19C pedimented doorcase reset to rear. Interior: early 19C moulded cornices and panelled doors; fireplace of c1830 with roundels in rear right room; dog-leg staircase with winders, stick balusters and wreathed handrail (has 20C joinery).

James, T. + Chandler, J., 2004, The Proposed Alverdiscott to Barnstaple Overhead 132kV Transmission Line, 7,16,Table 2, Figs 3+5 (Report - Assessment). SDV72921.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV6072List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1989. Alverdiscott. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. LBS No 91349.
SDV72921Report - Assessment: James, T. + Chandler, J.. 2004. The Proposed Alverdiscott to Barnstaple Overhead 132kV Transmission Line. AC Archaeology Report. 4604/1/0. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7,16,Table 2, Figs 3+5.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV836 - The proposed Alverdiscott to Barnstaple overhead 132kV transmission line

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 8:30PM