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HER Number:MDV122183
Name:Field barn north-east of Rushford Mill, Chagford

Summary

Isolated field barn or linhay dating to at least the early-mid 19th century. Depicted on the Tithe Map, it lies within a small enclosure to the east of the Fisherman's Path.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 709 886
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Below ground remains of 19th century or earlier structures related to a field barn north-east of Rushford Mill, Chagford

Other References/Statuses

  • Dartmoor Non-designated Heritage Asset (Historical)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD BARN (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Single rectangular building shown on the Tithe Map, within parcel 1743: 'Barns and yard, part of Great Easton and Marche's and Week's Tenements'. Owned and occupied by John Rowe (of Easton). Aligned north-south, it is positioned centrally against the western boundary of the enclosure.


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

The later 19th century historic map shows the site has been developed, although the total area of the complex is now slightly smaller. As well as the existing barn on the western side, two more buildings are shown; one small structure to the north-east and a larger west-east aligned building on the southern side of the complex with a semi-circular engine house on the southern side.


Pratt, N., 2018, Field barn at SX70889167 (Photograph). SDV361463.

SX70913 88670 Series of images taken of the barn, which is a single storey granite built structure with loft. Corrugated iron roof. Consists of four bays, three are open whilst the south bay is closed.
Considered to be a non-desinated heritage asset.


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

Small rectangular structure shown on the modern mapping, in the north-western corner of an enclosure. Neither of the other structures shown on the late-19th century historic map have survived.

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.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111920 ]
SDV361463Photograph: Pratt, N.. 2018. Field barn at SX70889167. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV122239Related to: Demolished barn north-east of Rushford Mill, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 22 2018 4:34PM