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HER Number:MDV80587
Name:Crammers Farmhouse, Chudleigh


Farmhouse now divided into two houses. Probably 18th century with late 20th century alterations. Rubble stone, whitewashed at the front, under a thatch roof.


Grid Reference:SX 880 809
Map Sheet:SX88SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChudleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishCHUDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 1334234

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

Crammers Farmhouse, subdivided into 2 houses. Probably 18th century with late 20th century alterations. Local limestone rubble, whitewashed to the front; thatched roof, gabled at ends; axial stack to left of centre, later rear right internal lateral stack. Evidence of considerable patching on the front elevation; original plan not entirely clear. It may have been a 3 room wide single depth plan with a hall/kitchen to the left (heated by the axial stack) with an approximately central entrance leading into a lobby with the stairs to the left and a small service room behind the stair and entrance lobby. The right hand room, originally unheated, may have been used for storage, a blocked recess at first floor level on the rear elevation suggests a possible loft entrance. A small unheated room at the left end may have been an unheated parlour or possibly an additional service room. 20th century alterations have involved re-siting the front door and some new fenestration. The left hand end of the house is now in separate occupation. 2-storeys. Asymmetrical 6 window front with a large 20th century thatched porch to right of centre and a second 20th century half-glazed thatched porch to the left. 2 and 3-light ground floor casements, 2 panes per light. First floor windows 2-light casements, 2 and 3 panes per light except first floor left and the 2 right hand windows which are aluminium replacements. The rear elevation, facing the road, has a wide recess at first floor level and two 1-light first floor windows, one with square leaded panes is probably 18th century and 3 ground floor casements, including 1 with an iron stanchion. Interior largely modernized although the putative arrangement of the 18th century is mostly intact. The large fireplace to the axial stack has a plastered over lintel and jambs, 2 roughly-hewn cross beams are also plastered over. A vernacular house in a conspicuous position adjacent to the road. Date listed: 14th April 1978.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107383 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV80586Part of: Crammers Farm, Chudleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 18 2011 9:15AM