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HER Number:MDV95100
Name:3 South Street, Sheepwash


Small mid to later 17th century house with 19th century addition.


Grid Reference:SS 486 062
Map Sheet:SS40NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSheepwash
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPWASH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

3 South Street. Small house. Mid to later C17 with C19 addition. Rendered cob and rubble walls. Gable-ended asbestos slate roof. Brick stack at each end and offset from ridge at rear to left. Plan: 2-room plan. Larger room to right heated by end fireplace. Left-hand room has probably had its fireplace in rear wall inserted. C19 rear outshut added. Exterior: 2 storeys. Regular 2-window front of early C19 12-pane horizontal sliding sashes. Central panelled and part-glazed C19 door under gabled slate doorhood on wooden brackets. C19 plank door at left-hand end probably leads to passageway to rear of house. Interior: right-hand room has its original fireplace with chamfered and ogee-stopped wooden lintel and cloam oven. Rough ceiling beam. Small fireplace in left-hand room has plain wooden lintel. Early C19 panelled shutters. The roof may be original or early C18 - it is constructed of hardwood timbers in simple lapped A-frames but the pegs have been left unusually long.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109794 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 7 2016 9:18AM