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HER Number:MDV105123
Name:Building at Hurston, Chagford


Ruined building in Hurston; once adjoined the western end of the small structure to the south of Higher Hurston Farm. Shown on the Tithe Map and appears to have remained in use into the 20th century. Ruined (except for the extant eastern end) by the 1940s.


Grid Reference:SX 686 841
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Building is depicted on the Tithe Map, but may be earlier in date.

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

Building still appears to be in use in the early 20th century - is not depicted as falling into disrepair on the historic map.

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

In the aerial from the late 1940s, the structure appears to be in ruins at the western end.

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

Only the eastern end of this building is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #64585 ]
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).
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV104955Related to: Ash House at Hurston, Chagford (Monument)
MDV105118Related to: Farmstead at Higher Hurston, Chagford (Monument)
MDV77141Related to: Higher Hurston farmstead, Chagford (Monument)
MDV105122Related to: Lower Hurston Farmstead, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 8:13AM