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HER Number:MDV102667
Name:Ruined farm building at Leather Tor Farm, Walkhampton

Summary

Remains of an L-shaped building located in the north-east corner of the site.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 698
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Structural remains of mostly 19th century farm buildings at Leathertor deserted medieval farmstead, Walkhampton

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • AGRICULTURAL BUILDING (Built, XIX - 1887 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Structure indicated on map.


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

Structure shown as a ruin.


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

Area of the longhouse can just about be distinguished on the aerial photography.


Wakeham, C., 2007, Survey and report on the ruined farmstead at Leathertor, Walkhampton, Devon, 20 (Report - Survey). SDV349994.

L-shaped building located in the north-eastern corner of the site at Leathertor Farm. Shown on the late 19th century map coloured grey, indicating an iron or timber structure, but is shown as a ruin on the early 20th century map. The purpose of this building is unclear.


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

Part of the boundary of the original area of the structure is indicated on the map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62145 ]
SDV349994Report - Survey: Wakeham, C.. 2007. Survey and report on the ruined farmstead at Leathertor, Walkhampton, Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 07.06. A4 Comb Bound. 20.

Associated Monuments

MDV12732Part of: Leathertor Deserted Medieval Farmstead, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV102663Related to: East Leather Tor Farmhouse, Walkhampton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6003 - Survey and Recording Leathertor, Walkhamton (Ref: 5946)

Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2018 3:30PM