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HER Number:MDV105854
Name:Sunnyside, Peter Tavy


Two storey, tiled, gable-ended house dating to at least the early 19th century; depicted on the Tithe map. Has a single storey section at the western end and an associated outbuilding / workshop that was used as a smithy in the early 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 514 775
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building depicted on the Tithe Map (51 on apportionment; 'House; Part of Creaber's Estate'). Rectangular building aligned approximately west-east divided in two with a dwelling indiacted at the eastern end. Has associated plot including outbuilding (MDV105852), arable land and garden.

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

Additional buildings to either side of the house on the same alignment indicated on the late 19th century map. House appears much the same as on the earlier Tithe map. Association with the southern building, is clear as they lie in adjoining land parcels.

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

Early 20th century map shows another small building added on the eastern edge of the land plot that contains this house. Association with the southern building, which is now labelled as a smithy, still clear.

Google, 2014, Google Streetview (Website). SDV355684.

Two storey gable-ended house with tiled roof and chimney stacks at both ends. Six window front with porch to the left of all the windows. Single storey tiled adjoining section at the left (western) end with gable end with stack. Front of this section of the property cannot be seen so might be a garage / further dwelling space.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

House is depicted on the modern mapping as 'Sunnyside'.

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).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #65284 ]
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV77928Related to: Higher Churchtown farm, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV105852Related to: Old smithy in Peter Tavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 28 2014 12:58PM