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HER Number:MDV107037
Name:Cottages to north of Brentor


Pair of cottages dating to at least the early-mid 19th century; they are depicted on the Tithe Map. Appears to have been constructed as one dwelling and then been divided by the late 19th century into two or more cottages. Modern names are Laurel Cottage and Oyster Cottage.


Grid Reference:SX 482 815
Map Sheet:SX48SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBrentor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map at the northern end of the village. Appears to be one narrow dwelling at this time. 1512 on the Lamerton Apportionment; 'Cottage and garden'. Garden is depicted to the east of the building.

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

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map. Appears to have been split into three small cottages at this time. Garden not depicted on map.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, Address Point data (Cartographic). SDV356625.

Modern names are Laurel Cottage (east) and Oyster Cottage (west).

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

Pair of joined cottages, with gable-ended slate roofs, with gable stacks and an axial chimney stack between the two dwellings. Painted white rendered facade with separate porches and a number of replacement plastic windows.
Image date: 2009

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

Depicted on the modern mapping as two cottages; '1 and 2 Church Cottages'.

Sources / Further Reading

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: #66556 ]
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV356625Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. Address Point data. Ordnance Survey. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV33066Related to: Old parsonage, North Brentor (Building)
MDV107035Related to: Outbuilding to the north of Brentor village (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 16 2014 2:03PM