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HER Number:MDV104180
Name:House-in-the-Way, South Brent

Summary

House in South Brent, dating from at least the 1840s, named 'House-in-the-Way'. The late 19th century Kingsbridge railway line was built directly adjacent to this property. House disappears from historic records by the 1940s.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 708 597
Map Sheet:SX75NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX to World War II - 1840 AD to 1940 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

House is depicted on the Tithe Map.


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

House-in-the-Way is depicted on the late 19th century historic map, adjacent to the road on the northern side.


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

House-in-the-Way still depicted on the early 20th century historic map, directly adjacent to the Kingsbridge branch of the Great Western Railway.


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

By the time of the late 1940s aerial photographs, the house had fallen out of use.

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). [Mapped feature: #63647 ]
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV5748Related to: Kingsbridge Railway, South Brent (Dartmoor section) (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 9:54AM