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HER Number:MDV106285
Name:Cottage on School Road, Lydford


'Seanchai' dates to at least the mid-19th century (depicted on the Tithe Map), but may be earlier. Appears to have been constructed as at least two separate cottages but was combined to one dwelling, possibly in the early 20th century. Adjoins 'Tor View' to the south-west.


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

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XIX - 1840 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

L-shaped building depicted on the Tithe Map, adjoining larger house to the south-west. Another structure (not dwelling) adjoining to the north-east. Apportionment (124) simply records 'Cottage'.

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

At least three adjoining cottages depicted on the late 19th century historic map, with adjacent structure to the south-west joined at right angles.

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

Structure depicted on the early 20th century map; the idividual cottages appear to have been combined to one dwelling.

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

Two storey stone built structure with tiled half-hipped roof. Building adjoins house to the south-west at right angles. Several dwellings combined into one property.
(2009 image)

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

Depicted on the modern mapping as 'Seanchai'.

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: #65736 ]
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV106282Related to: Cottage at Rowell Cross, Lydford (Building)
MDV106281Related to: Smithy at Rowell Cross, Lydford (Building)
MDV106283Related to: Tor View, School Road, Lydford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 4 2014 11:42AM