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HER Number:MDV107295
Name:Brennen Cottage, Brentor


Cottage dates to at least the early 19th century, based on cartographic evidence, although may be older in date. Depicted on the Tithe Map and earlier historic maps, dating from 1802 adjacent to the road, just to the south of Brent Tor.


Grid Reference:SX 472 800
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 1803 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1802, British Library Online Gallery (Tavistock map) (Cartographic). SDV356821.

Depicted on this map with surrounding garden / enclosure.

H. M. Stationary Office, 1832, Boundary Commission Report 1832, Tavistock (Cartographic). SDV356822.

Depicted on map with adjacent cottage to the east.

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map 1441-3 on Lamerton apportionment ('house and garden'). One single small square house depicted, within long narrow garden enclosure.

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

Depicted on map.

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

Stone built cottage with slate roof and gable end stacks. Long outshot along the front (north) face of the property the upper half of which is slate hung. Narrow hipped extension on the western end of the cottage.
Image date: 2009

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

Brennen Cottage is shown on the modern mapping.

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: #66800 ]
SDV355684Website: Google. 2014. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV356821Cartographic: Unknown. 1802. British Library Online Gallery (Tavistock map). 1: 31680.
SDV356822Cartographic: H. M. Stationary Office. 1832. Boundary Commission Report 1832, Tavistock. 1: 31680. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV107293Related to: Coles Cottage, Brentor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 1 2014 4:00PM