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HER Number:MDV74246
Name:Hembercombe Farm House, Broadhembury


House of 18th century date, possibly earlier.


Grid Reference:ST 100 051
Map Sheet:ST10NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Built, Post Medieval to XVIII - 1540 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Beacham, P., 1980s, Broadhembury and Gittisham Project, 9/37, Neg No. 565/12-15 (Un-published). SDV348235.

Rethatched January 1971 as part of a thatching project grant aided by Devon County Council.
Site visit 1983. Thatch in good condition. Stone and cob walls.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Hembercombe Farmhouse. House. Described in 1956 as "Formerly 2 cottages. Plastered walls and thatched roof. 2s. wood casements. ? C18. Group value". Access to land unobtainable at time of survey (1987/88). The house retains its thatch. One of a group of thatched houses and cottages on the lane to Broadhembury Common just outside the village. This building may be earlier than C18.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348235Un-published: Beacham, P.. 1980s. Broadhembury and Gittisham Project. Devon County Council Conservation Section Collection. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 9/37, Neg No. 565/12-15.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101514 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5626 - Broadhembury and Gittisham Thatch Survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 4 2014 12:43PM