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HER Number:MDV118147
Name:Field shelter at Prescombe Farm, Lydford

Summary

19th century structure; originally open, partially closed by corrugated sheets at the time of survey in the late 1990s, now thought to have fallen into disrepair.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 515 840
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAMERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BARN (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map; this building may be older than 19th century.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1993 - 1997, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997 (Report - Survey). SDV344544.

Visited 10/03/1997. 19th century field shelter, originally open, it has been partly closed with corrugated sheets. Condition is poor.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Shown on the modern mapping as a ruin; appears to have fallen into disrepair.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #77422 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV73638Part of: Prescombe Farm, Lydford (Monument)
MDV73643Related to: Wheelpit, Prescombe Farm, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 3 2017 1:24PM