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HER Number:MDV103050
Name:Heathcot, Lydford


Heathcot a cottage added in the 19th century to the late 18th century Town Farm


Grid Reference:SX 511 849
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM LABOURERS COTTAGE (Constructed, XIX - 1880 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building is first depicted on the First Edition historic map. The adjoining barn is not shown.

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

Cottage and adjoining barn on the north-eastern end are depicted.

Exeter Archaeology, 2008, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV351460.

Heathcot built in the 19th century.

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

'Heathcot' shown on the modern mapping.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Heathcot and its adjoining barn 19th century. Associated Town Farm is earlier Granite rubble walls. Grouted slate roof hipped at left end. Rubble axial stack between Heathcot and its barn.
Plan: Heathcot, has 2-room plan with the larger heated room to the right (smaller than Town Farm). The barn adjoining it on this side was probably added later in the 19th century. Two storeys. Heathcot has 1-window front of 20th century top opening casements. Open-fronted hipped roof porch to left. Barn attached at right has central first floor loading hatch. Interior: not inspected, but may contain original joinery.

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).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62551 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV351460Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford. Exeter Archaeology. 08.31 (6475). A4 Grip Bound. 10.

Associated Monuments

MDV77779Part of: Town Farm Farmstead, Lydford (Monument)
MDV103052Related to: Lyd Barn in Lydford (Building)
MDV98384Related to: Town Farm House, Lydford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6171 - Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford (Ref: 08.31)

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2016 12:49PM