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HER Number:MDV91606
Name:31 Highweek Village, Newton Abbot


House dated to 1642 remodelled circa 1850.


Grid Reference:SX 847 720
Map Sheet:SX87SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Dated, XVII - 1642 AD to 1642 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

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

31 Highweek Village. House. 1642 (deeds), remodelled circa 1850. Painted render, hipped slate roof with large external stacks to the returns. 2-unit plan with former rear left wing (now a separate dwelling, altered and not of special interest) and short rear right wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. 6/6-pane sash windows; reeded architrave with roundel blocks to upper corners; 4-panel door; glazed verandah on timber supports. INTERIOR: oak lintels to open fires to the returns; the right-hand room has a small cupboard door with raised panels to the rear right; the short rear right wing, now 19th century has a small 17th century open fireplace against the rear right corner, the cupboard may have been a smoking cupboard connected to the fireplace in the rear wing. The studding enclosing a 19th century central stair has some rough timber, the rest is sawn. The rear right wing has a working well. An intact 19th century facade to a house of earlier origins. Date listed: 11th December 1996.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109368 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2014 3:54PM