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HER Number:MDV73025
Name:Malthouse at East Titchberry, Hartland


Former malthouse probably dating to second half of the 18th century.


Grid Reference:SS 244 270
Map Sheet:SS22NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 91194

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MALT HOUSE (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1989, Hartland, 59 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV114.

Child, P., 1998, Countryside Stewardship. East Titchberry Farm, Hartland (Correspondence). SDV349300.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

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

Malthouse approximately 30 metres east of Titchberry Farmhouse. Outbuilding formerly malthouse. Probably second half of the 18th century. Stone rubble walls. Slate roof gabled to left end and rear wing.
Plan: L-shaped plan. In north-east corner is the steeping tank partly built out at the front and the kiln was probably situated next to it, open to the roof above. The building is of 3 floors, the top and bottom ones used as malting floors and the whole working on the Newark system,the central floor used for dressing and storing the grain. In the 19th century a new system was probably introduced whereby the upper floor was used as storage space.
Exterior: 3 storeys. Long asymemtrical front with doorways towards left and right- hand ends. Projection for steeping tank at left-hand end with slate roof and small opening. Window opening beyond right-hand doorway and stone steps to its left leading to first floor doorway. Large blocked opening to its right and smaller one towards left-hand end. To left of centre below eaves is a loading hatch. Two wood framed dormers to 2nd floor with hipped slate roofs and in right-hand end wall are two window openings with wing projecting to rear.
Interior: the top and bottom floors are covered with gypsum for grain malting purposes. Date listed: 19th June 1989.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV114List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1989. Hartland. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 59.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV349300Correspondence: Child, P.. 1998. Countryside Stewardship. East Titchberry Farm, Hartland. Letter to Farming and Rural Conservation Agency. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV30768Related to: East Titchberry Farmhouse, Hartland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 3 2020 2:11PM