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HER Number:MDV121017
Name:Roundhill Farm, Dartmoor Forest


Smallholding dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence, but may be older. Shown on the Tithe Map as a single north-south aligned dwelling, with large rectangular enclosure to the east. Some modern additions.


Grid Reference:SX 606 742
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Structural remains of farm buildings at Round hill Farm, dating to at least the early 19th century

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SMALLHOLDING (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments, Plot 187 (Cartographic). SDV359954.

'Houndhill or Roundhill' depicted on the Tithe Map (plot 187); large rectangular plot, with single dwelling shown to the west. Building is roughly rectangular, aligned north-south, with an outshot on the eastern side.

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

'Roundhill' is depicted on the later 19th century historic map; appears unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

'Roundhill Farm' is shown on the modern mapping, with two additional buildings added since the late 19th century; one to the south and one to the west of the dwelling.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital. Plot 187.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #80263 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25960Related to: Leat south of Roundhill Farm (Monument)
MDV25963Related to: Quarry south of Roundhill Farm (Monument)
MDV15154Related to: Round Hill Mine (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 20 2018 3:21PM