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HER Number:MDV104538
Name:Southgate Cottages, Buckfastleigh

Summary

Site of Southgate Cottages. The cottages, which are depicted on an estate map of 1815, have now been demolished and the site lies beneath the modern road to the north of St. Mary's School.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 740 672
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

L-shaped building shown on 19th century Tithe Map on the west side of the road. The building spans Field Numbers 1225 and 1226 which are listed in the Apportionment as 'Lands which are not subject to any Rent Charge'. There is a small square building in the south-west corner of the enclosure.


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

Buildings shown on 1880s-1890s map fronting the road with two small outbuildings at the rear of the garden.


Brown, S., July 2013, St. Mary's Primary School, Buckfast, Devon. Archaeological Watching Brief 2012-2013, Figures 22 & 24 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV358143.

Two small buildings shown on 19th and early 20th century maps.


Gent, T. + Manning, P., Nov 2011, Archaeological Assessment of St. Mary's School and St. Mary's Convent, Buckfast, Devon, 6, Figs 2, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV351589.

Cottages are shown within an enclosure to the north of the school boundary on the Buckfast Abbey Estate Map of 1815 and also on the Tithe Map. Southgate Cottages stood here circa 1930 and appear to be still represented on the 1961 Ordnance Survey map. The site now lies beneath the road to the north of St. Mary's school.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #64016 ]
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV351589Report - Assessment: Gent, T. + Manning, P.. Nov 2011. Archaeological Assessment of St. Mary's School and St. Mary's Convent, Buckfast, Devon. Archaedia Report. A4 Comb Bound. 6, Figs 2, 4.
SDV358143Report - Watching Brief: Brown, S.. July 2013. St. Mary's Primary School, Buckfast, Devon. Archaeological Watching Brief 2012-2013. Stewart Brown Associates. A4 Bound. Figures 22 & 24.

Associated Monuments

MDV125298Related to: Building associated with woolen mills, Buckfast (Building)
MDV125300Related to: Mill workers cottage associated with Lower Mill, Buckfast (Building)
MDV125299Related to: Range of buildings associated with Lower Mill, Buckfast (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6185 - Archaeological Assessment of St. Mary's School and St. Mary's Convent, Buckfast (Ref: Project No. 1029)

Date Last Edited:Feb 22 2019 11:35AM