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HER Number:MDV8208
Name:FARMHOUSE in the Parish of Ashburton


Dolbeare remains of medieval dwelling.


Grid Reference:SX 764 701
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/29
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Worthy, C., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV162340.

Vis=estimated -/-/1874 (worthy) residence of dolbear family probably erected in reign of henry vii. Front door of oak thickly studded with nails may be coeval with date of building and there is good square headed doorway of perpendicular date in room now used as kitchen.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=29/7/1951(os) house appears to be substantially in original condition with thick ragstone wall. West end is unoccupied and used as storehouse and floor of first storey removed. The studded oak door no longer exists, but perpendicular style doorway into kitchen which is made from oak but has been mutilated at top to make more headroom.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305395.

Dolbeare remains of medieval dwelling.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305399.

Worthy, c. /ashburton and its neighbourhood/(1875)43.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305400.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305401.

Des=os 6"(1904/1938)108se.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV305402.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV326414.

Farmhouse, apparently subdivided. Early c17, remodelled externally in mid c19. Solid rendered walls. Slated roof.3 large chimneys on ridge and a fourth on gable end of rear wing. T-shaped, the main range, fronting the lane, arranged as 2 mid c19 houses.2 storeys.5 windows wide. Sashes with margin-panes, including a canted bay window at left-hand end. Two 4-panelled doors. Two 8-paned sash windows in upper storey of rear wing. Interior: not inspected.1973 list description mentions 'massive stopped double-ovolo moulded beam and one stopped ovolo-moulded beam, stair winding round beaded post with moulded cap, part with close string and square balusters' (doe).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV162340Migrated Record: Worthy, C..
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV305395Migrated Record:
SDV305399Migrated Record:
SDV305400Migrated Record:
SDV305401Migrated Record:
SDV305402Migrated Record:
SDV326414Migrated Record: Department of Environment.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM