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HER Number:MDV114124
Name:The Royal Oak, The Square, Chagford


No longer extant, this 19th century inn ceased trading at the end of the 19th century and was demolished and replaced by a row of shops built around 1935.


Grid Reference:SX 700 875
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building shown on the Tithe Map marked as plot 47.

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

The late 19th century historic map shows the block here subdivided into a number of buildings but presumably is still the Royal Oak at this time.

Rice, I., 2002, The Book of Chagford. A Town Apart, 17, 19, 22, 23, 113, 114 (Monograph). SDV356605.

The Royal Oak apposite the Three Crowns in the Square, Chagford is recorded throughout the 19th century but ceased trading at the end of the 19th century and was demolished and replaced by a block of shops built in around 1935.

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. [Mapped feature: #73457 ]
SDV356605Monograph: Rice, I.. 2002. The Book of Chagford. A Town Apart. The Book of Chagford. Hardback Volume. 17, 19, 22, 23, 113, 114.

Associated Monuments

MDV114181Related to: Chagford town leats (Monument)
MDV114134Related to: Post Office, The Square, Chagford (Building)
MDV8271Related to: The Market House, Chagford (Building)
MDV114104Related to: The Ring O' Bells, Chagford (Building)
MDV8252Related to: The Three Crowns Hotel, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 1:33PM