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HER Number:MDV117283
Name:The Chaplain's House, Princetown

Summary

In 1850 when the convict prison opened, a new chaplain was required so a new chaplain's house was built adjoining Church Row and was used as such right up until the 1980s, reverting to the Duchy and now a private residence. The present family has deeds dating from 1850.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 737
Map Sheet:SX57SE
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

  • CHAPLAINCY (Constructed, XIX - 1850 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Late 19th century historic map shows the new chaplain's house.


Joy, R., 2002, Dartmoor Prison A Complete Illustrated History Volume 2 The Convict Prison 1850-Present Day At Her Majesty's Pleasure, 157, photograph (Monograph). SDV359843.

In 1850 when the convict prison opened, a new chaplain was required so a new chaplain's house was built adjoining Church Row and was used as such right up until the 1980s, reverting to the Duchy and now a private residence. The present family has deeds dating from 1850.


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

House is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #76582 ]
SDV359843Monograph: Joy, R.. 2002. Dartmoor Prison A Complete Illustrated History Volume 2 The Convict Prison 1850-Present Day At Her Majesty's Pleasure. Dartmoor Prison A Complete Illustrated History. 2. Hardback Volume. 157, photograph.

Associated Monuments

MDV117259Related to: Church Row, Princetown (Building)
MDV62546Related to: Churchyard, Princetown (Monument)
MDV15309Related to: Dartmoor Prison, Princetown (Building)
MDV117243Related to: Devonshire Flats, Princetown (Building)
MDV117287Related to: Hisworthy House, Princetown (Building)
MDV93511Related to: The Old Vicarage, Princetown (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 7 2016 3:32PM