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HER Number:MDV978
Name:Whitstone Farmhouse

Summary

Farmhouse built 1880, one of a group of late 19th century Clinton Estate farmhouses in the area, most of which were built in the period 1878-1882. Associated with an impressive courtyard range of contemporary farm buildings.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 653 265
Map Sheet:SS62NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChittlehampton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHITTLEHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS62NE/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 444527
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XIX - 1880 AD to 1880 AD (Throughout))

Full description

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 339 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Recorded in the Domesday survey as Wadestan. Probably 'at the Whetstone', the modern form being corrupt.


Andrews, J. H. B., 1962, Chittlehampton, 244 (Article in Serial). SDV82648.

Middle Whitstone. Farm composed of Great Whitstone, Little Whitstone, Middle Whitstone and East Dorridge. Added together subsequent to 1842. A spacious new farmhouse and range of buildings were erected. The old house of Middle Whitstone was burned out, only a shed remaining of the original buildings. Great Whitstone was reduced to a cottage, then to a store.


English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Farmhouse, 1880. Unrendered stone rubble with brick dressings. Hipped slate roof. Large brick stacks at each end and to rear gable end of service wing. Symmetrical two-room and central stairhall plan, two rooms deep, with gable-ended service wing to rear left side creating overall L-shaped plan. Two storeys. Three-window range. All 16-paned horned sashes. Cambered brick arches with keystones and brick quoins. Gabled slate roof to stone and brick porch with shaped bargeboards and datestone 1880 M.R. Whitstone Farmhouse is one of a group of late 19th century Clinton Estate farmhouses in the area, most of which were built in the period 1878-1882. The farmhouse is associated with an impressive courtyard range of contemporary farm buildings.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 339.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #110195 ]
SDV82648Article in Serial: Andrews, J. H. B.. 1962. Chittlehampton. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 94. A5 Hardback. 244.

Associated Monuments

MDV76338Related to: Former Farmhouse at Higher Whitstone (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2018 12:16PM