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HER Number:MDV122753
Name:Dock Cottages, Weare Giffard


Series of four cottages, one shown to have previously been a barn on the tihe approtionment.


Grid Reference:SS 465 226
Map Sheet:SS42SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWeare Giffard
Ecclesiastical ParishWEARE GIFFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX to XXI - 1840 AD to 2018 AD)

Full description

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

Tithe apportionment shows 1 Dock Cottages was at the time a barn, whilst the other three cottages are listed as houses.

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

Dock Cottages shown on the Wear Giffard Tithe map.

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

Listed as Dock Cottages on map, pump shown in front of 1 Dock Cottages.

Advertiser, 1991, Lift-off for Weare Giffard Flood Cottages (Article in Serial). SDV260833.

National Rivers Authority raised houses at Weare Giffard. Houses raised by approximately 1.5 metres. To lift the cottages a slab of reinforced concrete was placed at floor level. Over 450 tonnes of concrete and 60 tonnes of steel were used at the six cottages. Two of the cottages were Yeo Cottages, the other four were at Dock Cottages.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV260833Article in Serial: Advertiser. 1991. Lift-off for Weare Giffard Flood Cottages. Advertiser. Photocopy + Digital.
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.
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: #113091 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 24 2019 2:51PM