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HER Number:MDV89711
Name:Muse Hill


Tenement farmhouse, at one time probably in two occupations, probably early 18th century.


Grid Reference:SS 876 225
Map Sheet:SS82SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Anstey
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST ANSTEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD)

Full description

Thom, D. M., 1992, Proposed Alterations and Repairs at Muse Hill Farm (Plan - measured). SDV349334.

Existing plans and elevations showing proposed improvements. Two photographs attached.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Tenement farmhouse, at one time probably in two occupations. Probably early 18th century. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Slate roof with gable ends. Axial brick stack and stack at rignt gable end. Plan: three rooms in line, with direct entry into the two larger rooms at each end. The right end room was a kitchen with staircase in rear left-hand corner. Solid wall partition between this and smaller room to left. Large room at left end may originally have been occupied as a separate cottage, a staircase has been removed in 20th century and possibly an internal partition. Exterior: two storeys. Three-window range. Early 20th century fenestration. Two-light and three-light casements, two panes per light. Plank door towards left end and stone rubble porch with gabled slate roof, wall benches and plank inner door. Interior: Brief interior inspection suggested few alterations have taken place since 19th century. Right end room has chamfered cross beam and chamfered fireplace lintel on which JB 1817 is carved.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV349334Plan - measured: Thom, D. M.. 1992. Proposed Alterations and Repairs at Muse Hill Farm. A2 Folded.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 11 2017 12:00AM