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HER Number:MDV114756
Name:St Nicholas, Dunsford


Former rectory in the village; appears to have been replaced by a 20th century building to the west. It is a substantial Georgian residence in its own grounds – the only building of its kind in Dunsford.


Grid Reference:SX 813 891
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDunsford
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VICARAGE (XVIII to XIX - 1714 AD to 1830 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building is depicted on the Tithe Map.

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

Marked as 'Vicarage' on the late 19th century historic map.

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

Marked as Vicarage on the early 20th century historic map.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2011, Dunsford Conservation Area Character Appraisal, 23, figure 22 (Report - Assessment). SDV359494.

St Nicholas: Unlisted
A substantial Georgian residence in its own grounds – the only building of its kind in Dunsford. Its character and location suggest it was once the rectory. It is especially evident in views from the nearby public footpath, where it is seen in tandem with the church.

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

Depicted on the modern mapping.

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: #74088 ]
SDV359494Report - Assessment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2011. Dunsford Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 23, figure 22.

Associated Monuments

MDV9465Related to: Church of St. Mary, Dunsford (Building)
MDV37224Related to: Doctors surgery in Dunsford (converted barn) (Building)
MDV91897Related to: Wall between Barn and Vicarage, Dunsford (Monument)
MDV37226Related to: Woodland View and Southmead, Dunsford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 27 2017 12:37PM