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HER Number:MDV72973
Name:Home Farm Cottages


Home Farm Cottages an early 19th century building which may have been a Post Office in the 19th century & a single dwelling in the 20th century


Grid Reference:SX 938 809
Map Sheet:SX98SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMamhead
Ecclesiastical ParishMAMHEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Three adjoining buildings shown on 19th century map as 'P. O.' & 'Home Farm Cottages' which appeared to include the former buildings to the north (see Monument ID 57073). The building is in a square enclosure on the north side of the road junction.

Department of Environment, 1988, Mamhead (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337182.

Fernley an estate cottage on the Mamhead Estate. Early 19th century, late 20th century alterations. Stone rubble with red sandstone dressings; thatched roof, hipped at ends; 2 axial stacks with brick shafts. Cottage ornee. Plan: Approximately rectangular on plan with a centre front projection, the first floor to left and right original oversailing verandahs which have been altered, the left-hand verandah filled in. Exterior: Single-storey and attic, Originally symmetrical 3-bay front with a gabled projection in the centre with curly pierced bargeboards and a pendant in the apex. First floor, 3-light casement and ground floor 4-light casement in the centre, glazed with 20th century timber casements with glazing bars. 20th century front door, to right, under the verandah. To the left the verandah has been filled in with 20th century windows. Attic dormers to left and right with 2-light 20th century timber casements with glazing bars and curly bargeboards. 2 attic dormers to each r.etur.n and 1 ground floor window. Interior: Not inspected. Forms a group of estate buildings with Home Farm opposite. Other details: LBS No 85960.

Ordnance Survey, 2006, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV324628.

Building shown as 1-3 Home Farm Cottages on modern map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324628Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2006. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337182List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Mamhead. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV57073Related to: Former House to the north of Home Farm Cottages (Monument)
MDV55568Related to: Home Farm east of Mamhead Park (Building)
MDV68381Related to: Home Farm House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2009 9:38AM