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HER Number:MDV106258
Name:Linhay 280 metres south-east of Brimpts, Dartmoor Forest


No longer extant. Historic maps depict a building within a courtyard at this location and it is recorded on the Tithe Map as a linhay. Still visible on the late 1940s aerial photographs but more modern aerials show it has been reduced to foundation level.


Grid Reference:SX 669 735
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/187

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (XVIII to XIX - 1800 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 within small enclosure at the intersection of three fields. Aportionment 722 lists the name as 'The Three Acres, with Court and Linhay.'

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

Building depicted on the early 20th centruy historic map.

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

Linhay is still visible on the late 1940s aerial photograph. Hipped building. Roof intact at this time. Some sort of structure or building added to the north of the court.

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: #65702 ]
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV18861Related to: Brimpts farmstead, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV26253Related to: Ridge and furrow south of Brimpts Farm, Dartmeet (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 8:21AM