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HER Number:MDV122367
Name:Privy at Moor Farm, Cornwood

Summary

Building dates to the 18th / 19th century. Included in the 1991 survey it is a small, freestanding single story structure constructed from rubble stone with slated roof. The west end was the privy, the east end appears to have served as a ash house or pig house.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 610 587
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ASH HOUSE? (Built, XVII to XIX - 1700 AD to 1840 AD (Between))
  • PRIVY HOUSE (Built, XVII to XIX - 1700 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

A small, rectangular building (roughly east-west) is shown on the Tithe Map for Moor, to the south-west of the farmhouse.


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

The later 19th century historic map shows the building, although it is depicted as a smaller, square structure on this map.


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

Unchanged from the late 19th century historic map.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1993 - 1997, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997 (Report - Survey). SDV344544.

Farmstead included in survey. Visited during December 1991. Privy with ash house or pig house described as 18th or 19th century in date. Small, freestanding single story structure constructed from rubble stone with slated roof. Privy is on west side, ash / pig house at eastern end. Fair condition. There is a granite trough nearby in the field just south of the building.


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

The modern mapping shows the building still surviving.

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).
SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material.
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: #112329 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77422Part of: Moor farmstead, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV23566Related to: Farm buildings at Moor Farm, Cornwood (Building)
MDV23565Related to: Farmhouse at Moor, Cornwood (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 10 2018 12:49PM