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HER Number:MDV118401
Name:The former Union Inn, Hennock


One of a pair that operated in the village until the late 1950s, the neighbouring Palk Inn is still in business. Sold mostly cider, while the Palk Arms sold ale.


Grid Reference:SX 830 808
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHennock
Ecclesiastical ParishHENNOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (Constructed, XV to XVI - 1500 AD to 1599 AD? (Between))
  • HOUSE (Altered, XX - 1959 AD to 1999 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The late 19th century historic map depicts the Union Inn with the Palk Arms public house to the south.

Quick, T., 1992, Dartmoor Inns, 76-77 (Monograph). SDV359976.

This inn was one of two in the village; the Palk Arms next door is 16th century in origin and sold mostly ale, while the Union Inn sold cider. In the early 1900s the inns would open at 6am and close at 10pm. Closed in the late 1950s.

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

Building is indicated 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).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #77684 ]
SDV359976Monograph: Quick, T.. 1992. Dartmoor Inns. Dartmoor Inns. Paperback Volume. 76-77.

Associated Monuments

MDV37775Related to: Lake's Cottage and Old Slade Cottage, Hennock (Building)
MDV108444Related to: Lakes Farmstead, Hennock (Monument)
MDV118399Related to: The Palk Arms, Hennock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 27 2017 3:57PM