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HER Number:MDV83345
Name:Watering Farmhouse, Otterton


Mid 19th century farmhouse.


Grid Reference:SY 082 852
Map Sheet:SY08NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOtterton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOTTERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XIX to XXI - 1830 AD to 2014 AD (Between))

Full description

Ford, A., 2001, Mark Rolle. His Architectural Legacy in the Lower Otter Valley, 43 (Monograph). SDV356721.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

'Watering Farm' marked.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Watering Farmhouse. House, former farmhouse. Mid C19. Plastered brick; brick stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof. L-shaped house. Main block faces south-south-east, say south, onto Fore Street. It has a 2-room plan with a central through passage and a rear 1-room plan kitchen block at right angles to rear of the right (eastern) room. The stairs rise from the back of the passage to right against the rear wall of the right front room. Front rooms have end stacks and rear block has gable end stacks. Small outshot, probably secondary, in the angle of the 2 wings. House is 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front of C19 casements with glazing bars arranged around the central doorway which contains a C20 door and an overlight with glazing bars. Deep plain eaves and roof is hipped each end. Interior contains a good deal of original joinery detail. Watering Farmhouse is one of a number of attractive houses along Otterton Fore Street.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108373 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV356721Monograph: Ford, A.. 2001. Mark Rolle. His Architectural Legacy in the Lower Otter Valley. Paperback Volume. 43.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2014 3:29PM