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HER Number:MDV113143
Name:Buildings at Higher Lukesland


The Tithe Map shows only two small buildings associated with Lukesland, but during the late 19th-early 20th century, these appear to have been extended as cottages, with names such as Clockhouse and Cowmans Cottage.


Grid Reference:SX 640 580
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 AD (Between))
  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The Tithe Map shows only two small rectangular buildings near the pond here which are listed as farm buildings in the apportionment; part of Lukesland.

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

By the late 19th century, there have been a number of cottages and associated buildings here; these may have housed workers on the estate.

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

The early 19th century historic map largely matches the late 19th century version, except for one or two new additions.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads (Un-published). SDV352501.

Included on list as 'Higher Lukesland', no further information provided.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

The modern map shows the cottages and labels them; The Clockhouse, Gardeners Cottage and Cowmans Cottage.

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.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #72483 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77689Related to: Lukesland farmstead, Harford (Monument)
MDV54837Related to: Lukesland formal and informal gardens (Park/Garden)
MDV2852Related to: Lukesland, Harford (Building)
MDV2850Related to: Mansion house at Lukesland Grove, Harford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2019 4:12PM