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HER Number:MDV74770
Name:Former Poorhouse, Church Street, Braunton


House adjoining Church House, formerly poorhouse, then malthouse and cornstore. Remodelled in 19th and late 20th centuries.


Grid Reference:SS 489 370
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98310

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ALMSHOUSE (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 31 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

House adjoining Church House (formerly listed as premises of C H Symonds and Son), formerly poorhouse, sold circa 1820, converted into malthouse and cornstore but remodelled 19th century and again after fire in late 20th century. Whitewashed rubble, slate roof. Stack at left gable end. L-shaped plan, 2 storeys. Church Street facade has 2 timber sashes to each side of central gabled timber sash with glazing bars over doorway to left of garage entrance with barked lintels. South side has 3 window range of timber sashes on each floor with 20th century timber lintels. Included for group value. Other details: 11/70.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 31.

Associated Monuments

MDV16956Related to: Braunton Old Malt House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2009 3:34PM