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HER Number:MDV12720
Name:Lower Lowery building, Burrator

Summary

No longer extant. Remains of a structure, lined with large blocks of granite, some with 19th century drill marks. Possibly connected with former site of Lower Lowery farm. Measurements approximately 13 metres by 3 metres.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 555 690
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/206

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (XIII to XIX - 1250 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Seems possible that this could be part of one of the buildings depicted on the Tithe Map; most likely part of the L-shaped structure shown on the western side of the farm.


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

Building depicted on the late 19th century historic map; only feature remaining from the farmstead.


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

As the late 19th century historic map.


Greeves, T. A. P., 1979, Building foundations at Lower Lowery Farm, Burrator (Worksheet). SDV231061.

Rectangular platform (?). Foundations of possible structure, lined with large blocks of granite, some with 19th century drill marks. Possibly connected with former site of Lower Lowery farm. Measurements approximately 13 metres by 3 metres.


Greeves, T. A. P., 1979, South West Water Authority Burrator Survey, Site No.72 (Report - non-specific). SDV278356.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231061Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1979. Building foundations at Lower Lowery Farm, Burrator. Worksheet. Digital.
SDV278356Report - non-specific: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1979. South West Water Authority Burrator Survey. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. 18. Unknown. Site No.72.
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). [Mapped feature: #80619 ]
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV20621Related to: Deserted farmstead at Lowery, Burrator (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 10:29AM