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HER Number:MDV80348
Name:Farmbuildings at Raddon Court, Thorverton

Summary

Large courtyard farmyard shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, probably contemporary with the farmhouse. The south side appears to have been replaced by a large modern barn.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 904 026
Map Sheet:SS90SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishThorverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHORVERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 438290

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Large courtyard farmyard at Raddon Court shown on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. There appears to be an entrance into the yard through the west range and within the central courtyard is a small building(s) towards the south-west corner and a circular feature near the centre, possibly a dung pit. To the north of the courtyard is another, smaller, yard with a pump.


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

South side of courtyard replaced by large modern barn.


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

Two ranges of farmbuilding west of Raddon Court. Circa mid 19th century and probably co-eval with Raddon Court. Local volcanic stone rubble, slate roofs. 2 sides of a very large courtyard farmyard to the west of the house : the south range has largely disappeared but the west and north ranges are intact. The west range consists of a threshing barn to the south, the roof carried over a cart entrance in the centre with a lofted range at the north. The north range is also lofted. The threshing barn has a pair of large double doors on the west side with stone cheeks. The lofted section of the west range has 8 ground floor openings with segmental stone arches and 2 loft loading doors. The north range has 10 ground floor openings with segmental stone arches and 7 first floor openings, the 3 right hand openings glazed. Included for group value with Raddon Court. 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: #107152 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV80347Related to: Raddon Court, Thorverton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 13 2011 2:54PM