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HER Number:MDV103764
Name:Barn at Deancombe Farm


Remains of the barn at the deserted Deancombe Farm, probably built around 1858 when Sir Massey Lopes had the farmhouse built. The farmstead itself dates from the 14th century.


Grid Reference:SX 580 687
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/343

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XIX to XX - 1858 AD to 1922 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Barn is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.

Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 31 (Un-published). SDV150434.

Deancombe (new) The barn, on the west of yard, stands to the gables and full height west, but east wall has collapsed. Remains of loft.
Deserted around 1922.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-DT21 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 29/07/2019. The barn is generally grass covered. Photo taken

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 29/07/2019. Photo taken A view of the grass covered western barn

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 31.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63261 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-DT21.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12725Part of: Deserted farmstead at Deancombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 6 2019 3:00PM