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HER Number:MDV116774
Name:Barn to the west of farmhouse, Dunnabridge


Barn may date to the later medieval period, although has been extended and altered in modern times. Depicted on the Tithe Map, it shows traces of an original through-passage plan and blocked windows.


Grid Reference:SX 641 742
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Constructed, Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Appears to be shown on the Tithe Map as the western of the two main buildings (both L-shaped). It is shown much closer to the original farmhouse than it appears on later map depictions.

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

The building appears further to the west on this depiction.

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

New dwelling has been built in between the barn and the original farmhouse by this time.

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

Building is shown on the modern mapping.

National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, Accessed 04/10/2016 (Website). SDV359354.

SX 64177427. The barn west of the modern farmhouse, although extended and altered in recent times, shows evidence of a through-passage and blocked windows (citing Probert, S. A. J., Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigation, 15/06/1988).

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: #76108 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. Accessed 04/10/2016.

Associated Monuments

MDV77445Part of: Dunnabridge Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV14225Related to: Dunnabridge farmhouse (Building)
MDV116776Related to: Modern farmhouse at Dunnabridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2016 11:49AM