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HER Number:MDV114662
Name:The Old Post Office and The Cottage, Crockernwell

Summary

The prominent location of the formerly thatched historic dwelling, once the Post Office, makes it a focal point for those passing through. The Cottage has an interestingly curved south elevation which is an attractive character feature on the back lane.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 753 924
Map Sheet:SX79SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))
  • POST OFFICE (Altered, XIX - 1849 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building is depicted on the Tithe Map; 1559 on the Cheriton Bishop apportionment 'House etc.'


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

Late 19th century historic map shows this building, subdivided and marked (at the eastern end) as 'Post Office'.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2011, Crockernwell Conservation Area Character Appraisal, 19, figure 13 (Report - Assessment). SDV359474.

The Old Post Office and The Cottage: Unlisted
The prominent location of the formerly thatched historic dwelling, once the Post Office, makes it a focal point for those passing through. The Cottage has an interestingly curved south elevation which is an attractive character feature on the back lane.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

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.
SDV359474Report - Assessment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2011. Crockernwell Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 19, figure 13.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #73995 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV114752Related to: Stonelands, Crockernwell (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 10:28AM