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HER Number:MDV122920
Name:Kirkside Barn, Mary Tavy


This building dates to at least the early - mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence. Depicted on the Tithe map as an outbuilding, the structure was extended by the late 19th century and at some point was converted for use as a dwelling.


Grid Reference:SX 508 787
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARY TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) BARN (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))
  • HOUSE (Altered, XIX - 1849 AD? to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Rectangular building aligned roughly south-west by north-east is shown on the Mary Tavy Tithe Map; 793 on apportionment (‘Outhouse and Court’, owned by John Buller, occupied by Francis Bennett. Part of Gides Tenement), to the north of MDV4169. Building appears to be serving an agricultural purpose at this time.

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

The late 19th century historic map depiction shows that the building has been extended by this time, at the southern end, as well as at the north-eastern end. May have already been converted into a dwelling by this time.

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

Unchanged from the late 19th century historic map.

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

Appears largely unchanged from the early 20th century historic map; dwelling is referred to as Kirkside Barn.

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).
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: #113364 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV122919Related to: Building north of the church, Mary Tavy (Building)
MDV122921Related to: Church Cottage and The Old Dairy, Mary Tavy (Building)
MDV114642Related to: Eastlands, Mary Tavy (Building)
MDV4165Related to: Mary Tavy, St Mary's Church (Building)
MDV4169Related to: Priest's house near St Mary's Church (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2018 2:20PM