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HER Number:MDV118431
Name:Former workers cottages at Haytor Vale

Summary

Built around 1826 by George Templer to house his workers from the nearby Haytor Vale Quarry. He also provided for the construction of the Rock Inn at the same time.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 771 771
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WORKERS COTTAGE (Constructed, XIX - 1825 AD to 1826 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Group of houses and inn shown on the Tithe Map.


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

The late 19th century historic map shows the cottages.


Minchinton, W. E., 1973, Industrial Archaeology in Devon, 22 (Monograph). SDV7016.

In 1825 a hostelry was built for the workers in the nearby Haytor granite quarries, which were opened at the same time (now the Rock Inn). Merrivale is a similar village entirely built for the workers of the quarries.


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

Numbers 1-13 are 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).
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 features: #77715 ; #77716 ]
SDV7016Monograph: Minchinton, W. E.. 1973. Industrial Archaeology in Devon. Industrial Archaeology in Devon. Paperback Volume. 22.

Associated Monuments

MDV8059Related to: Rock Inn, Ilsington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 24 2017 2:56PM