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HER Number:MDV121044
Name:Gardens west of Red Cottages, Walkhampton Common

Summary

Large square area to the west of Red Cottages is shown on the late 19th century historic maps and thought to have served as gardens / allotments for the quarry workers.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 747
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains on Walkhampton Common including 19th century Swelltor and Foggintor Quarries, a section of the early 19th century Plymouth and Dartmoor Tramway, later converted to railway, also streamworks along the Yes Tor Brook

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Red Cottages'. Square area to the west of the row of five cottages is depicted on the late 19th century (1880s) map, thought to serve as gardens / allotments.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Unchanged from the late 19th century historic map depiction.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Visible on 1940s Royal Air Force aerial photographs.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80291 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28204Related to: Quarry on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV21128Related to: Remains of Red Cottages, Walkhampton Common (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2018 11:19AM