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HER Number:MDV114637
Name:Elford House, Blackdown

Summary

House dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on the cartographic evidence, although may be older. Depicted on the Tithe Map, it appears largely unchanged in the subsequent map depictions.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 502 796
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARY TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (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 Mary Tavy Tithe Map. House is an almost square shape adjacent to the road running northwards. Apportionment number 621: 'House; part of Lane Head Village'.


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

The late 19th century historic map shows the house which appears largely unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction.


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

Early 20th century historic map shows the house appears to have been extended slightly on the eastern side.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

'Elford House' is depicted on the modern mapping. Appears to be largely unchanged from the early 20th century historic map depiction.

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.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #73966 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV105042Related to: Mary Tavy War Memorial (Monument)
MDV109613Related to: Mine leats off Cholwich Brook north of Holditch, Mary Tavy (Monument)
MDV101200Related to: Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Blackdown (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2016 1:17PM