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HER Number:MDV117439
Name:Former stables at Leusdon


Built in the late-19th century as part of the additions to Leusdon House by Mrs Larpent, the coach house / stable building is depicted on the late 19th century historic mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 706 732
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COACH HOUSE (Constructed, XIX - 1850 AD to 1872 AD (Between))
  • STABLE (Constructed, XIX - 1850 AD to 1872 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the late 19th century historic map.

Stanbrook, M., 1991, Old Dartmoor Schools Remembered, 88-9 (Monograph). SDV359884.

By 1872, Mrs Larpent had settled permanently at Leusdon and had added a coach-house and stables, greenhouse and gardens to Leusdon House (originally built partly to accommodate school teachers).

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

Building 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: #76748 ]
SDV359884Monograph: Stanbrook, M.. 1991. Old Dartmoor Schools Remembered. Old Dartmoor Schools Remembered. Paperback Volume. 88-9.

Associated Monuments

MDV117437Related to: Leusdon House (Building)
MDV117436Related to: Leusdon School House, Widecombe (Building)
MDV117441Related to: The Grooms Cottage, Leusdon (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2016 10:50AM