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HER Number:MDV80347
Name:Raddon Court, Thorverton


Large, handsome mid 19th century farmhouse.


Grid Reference:SS 904 025
Map Sheet:SS90SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishThorverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHORVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 438288

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Raddon Court marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

Meller, H., 2011, Down and Out, Some Lost and Forgotten Devon Country Houses, 25 (Article in Serial). SDV347477.

Suffered a fire in 2000.

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

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

Raddon Court. Large farmhouse. Circa mid 19th century. Local stone, stuccoed and blocked out to the principal elevations; slate hipped roof, rendered stacks.
Plan Double depth block entered at the east with a rear left service wing. The original design is said to have been for a larger building. Exterior 2 storeys. Symmetrical 8 window south elevation with deep eaves carried on brackets and rusticated quoins with 3 window 2-storey canted bays to left and right and a 2 window bay in the centre. 12-pane sash windows with segmental heads to the first floor and square heads to the ground floor. The principal entrance is on the 3 window east end which has a stone porch with a deep entablature and cornice supported on rusticated columns ; panelled front door with rectangular fanlight.
Interior modified late 20th century but retains some original joinery and fireplaces. A large handsome farmhouse. Date listed: 28th August 1987.

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: #107151 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV347477Article in Serial: Meller, H.. 2011. Down and Out, Some Lost and Forgotten Devon Country Houses. Devon Buildings Group Newsletter. 29. A4 Stapled + Digital. 25.

Associated Monuments

MDV80348Related to: Farmbuildings at Raddon Court, Thorverton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 16 2012 1:08PM