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HER Number:MDV122922
Name:Homer, Mary Tavy

Summary

This dwelling dates to at least the early - mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence. Depicted on the Tithe map, during the 19th/early 20th century this building was subdivided into two properties, but now (2018) functions as a single dwelling.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 507 788
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

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Rectangular building aligned east-west is shown on the Mary Tavy Tithe Map; 763 on apportionment ('House and Garden’, owned by John Buller, occupied by John Down and another).


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

The late 19th century historic map depiction is not very clear but the building may be serving as a pair of cottages at this time.


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

The early 20th century historic map depiction clearly shows a pair of cottages, with some additional structures added at the western end.


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

Modern map shows a single rectangular dwelling, marked as ‘Homer’.

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: #113366 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV107341Related to: Church smallholding, Mary Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2018 2:34PM