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HER Number:MDV122239
Name:Demolished barn north-east of Rushford Mill, Chagford

Summary

No longer extant. Barn with a possible horse engine house on the southern side depicted on the later 19th century. Depicted on the late 19th and early 20th century historic maps, it lay within a small enclosure to the east of the Fisherman's Path with a surviving field barn.

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

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

The later 19th century historic map shows the site has been developed since the single building shown on the Tithe Map. An additional west-east aligned building on the southern side of the complex with a semi-circular engine house on the southern side is now shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Unchanged from the late 19th century historic map.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Building is still standing at the time of this aerial photograph, although by the time of the 1999/2000 aerial image, it appears to have been demolished.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #112041 ]
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV122183Related to: Field barn north-east of Rushford Mill, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 22 2018 4:36PM