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HER Number:MDV80196
Name:Castle Barton Farmhouse


Farmhouse, early 19th century, now a restaurant. Farm formerly known as Compton Farm.


Grid Reference:SX 866 649
Map Sheet:SX86SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMarldon
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMARLDON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 100613

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'Compton Farm' shown as a group of buildings around a roughly triangular farmyard, with farmhouse to north-west.

Berry, N., 2009, Land at Compton Castle, Devon, 16 (Report - Survey). SDV347354.

Opposite the road from the castle lies Castle Barton, with a fine attractive range of 19th century farm buildings. The house is now a restaurant.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Farmhouse, in use as an hotel. Early 19th century. Plastered stone. Slate hipped roof in two spans over double depth plan. Two storeys and attic. Three bays. Sash windows with glazing bars in plain architraves. Central panelled door, panels now glazed. Porch with Tuscan columns supporting an entablature. Three 20th century flat-roof dormers. Lean-to at left hand (north-west) end with sash over a 20th century glazed door. Interior: retains contemporary, though plain, staircase.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106996 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV347354Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2009. Land at Compton Castle, Devon. National Trust Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 16.

Associated Monuments

MDV80197Part of: Castle Barton, Formerly Compton Farm (Monument)
MDV80220Related to: Access Road to Castle Barton Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 24 2011 10:03AM