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HER Number:MDV102528
Name:Stone built barn near Burrator Reservoir


Stone built barn thought to be associated with the building of Sheepstor Dam in the late 19th century. Used at stable horses used in the initial planting of the Burrator plantations.


Grid Reference:SX 557 678
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XIX to XXI - 1894 AD to 2011 AD)

Full description

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

Structure indicated on the historic mapping at this location, although the orientation of the building is slightly different to that depicted on the modern mapping. No sign of the structure on the previous historic mapping, which also indicates a potential late 19th century/early 20th century date for the barn.

Marchand, J., 2012, Burrator barn, Sheepstor (Worksheet). SDV349873.

Stone built barn measuring 12.0 by 6.0 meters approximately. Believed to be associated with the building of Sheepstor Dam. At one time used to stable dray horses used in the initial planting of Burrator plantations.

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

Map object is based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349873Worksheet: Marchand, J.. 2012. Burrator barn, Sheepstor. Worksheet. A4 Single Sheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV62511Related to: Sheepstor Dam (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 19 2018 2:12PM