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HER Number:MDV122935
Name:The Old Post House, Peter Tavy

Summary

This dwelling dates to at least the early - mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence. Depicted on the Tithe map and late 19th century historic map as a house; labelled on the early 20th century historic map as 'Post Office'.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 513 776
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))
  • POST OFFICE (Altered, XIX to XX - 1889 AD to 1905 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Dwelling is shown on the Peter Tavy Tithe Map; 33 on apportionment (‘House and garden, owned by John Roskilly; occupied by George Burgoin, Richard Jackman ').


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

Building is shown on the late 19th century historic map. Not marked as a Post Office on this version of the historic mapping.


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

Marked as 'Post Office' on the early 20th century historic map. Otherwise unchanged from the late 19th century historic map depiction.


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

'The Old Posthouse' is depicted on the modern mapping.

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: #113384 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 14 2018 10:55AM