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HER Number:MDV97606
Name:Farm building east of Northcombe Farmhouse, Bovey Tracey


Late 17th or early 18th century farm building, east of the farmhouse at Northcombe. Two-storeyed with stone in ground storey and cob above. Roof hipped on south and half-hipped on north; some thatching spars survive.


Grid Reference:SX 806 802
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (Constructed, XVII to XVIII - 1650 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Map object based on this source.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1317473 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

2/21 Group of 3 farm buildings about - 15 metres east of Northcombe Farm-GV II
Group of 3 detached farm buildings lying respectively on the north, east and south sides of the farmyard. East and south buildings are probably late C17 or early C18; north building may be later. Stone rubble and cob. Corrugated iron roofs.
East buildings is 2-storeyed with stone in ground storey and cob above. Roof hipped on south and half-hipped on north; some thatching spars survive. Roof- trusses are very like those in barn. At north end of front wall, upper storey has 2 early wooden windows, each of 2 lights with mullions moulded on the inside and diagonally-set vertical bars dividing the lights. South end, formerly a stable, has old plank door on wrought-iron strap-hinges. Inside, the upper floor-beams are chamfered, with run-out stops. The buildings make a good group with the adjacent farmhouse (q.v.) on west.
Listing NGR: SX8066380292

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1317473.

Associated Monuments

MDV76986Part of: Northcombe farmstead, Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV92242Related to: Barn south-east of Farmhouse at Northcombe, Bovey Tracey (Building)
MDV37287Related to: Farm building north-east of farmhouse at Northcombe, Bovey Tracey (Building)
MDV37288Related to: Northcombe Farmhouse, Bovey Tracey (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 7 2014 12:11PM