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HER Number:MDV106283
Name:Tor View, School Road, Lydford


House dates to at least the mid-19th century (depicted on the Tithe Map), but may be earlier. Adjacent to cottage(s) adjoining to the north-east.


Grid Reference:SX 513 851
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of an early medieval strip field system on the north-eastern side of Lydford, mostly fossilised in the surviving fields in use today

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1849 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building depicted on the Tithe Map with two adjacent structures to the north-east. Apportionment (124) simply records 'Cottage'.

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

Building depicted on the late 19th century historic map, with adjacent structures to the north-east, joined at right angles.

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

Building depicted on the early 20th century map, appears unchanged. The three ajoining cottages to the north-east appear to have been combined to one dwelling.

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

Two storey structure with tiled roof. Gabled ended, fronting the road. Chimney stacks at both ends. Building adjoins 'Seanchai' at right angles. Five window front with central door.
(2009 image)

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

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).
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: #65734 ]
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV106282Related to: Cottage at Rowell Cross, Lydford (Building)
MDV106285Related to: Cottage on School Road, Lydford (Building)
MDV106281Related to: Smithy at Rowell Cross, Lydford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 4 2014 11:37AM