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HER Number:MDV129142
Name:Cosden Cottage and Curzons House, South Zeal


Adjoin a terrace of four dwellings on the north side of the main street at the eastern end of South Zeal. Identified as being historic and of high quality (with some modern alterations). These are depicted on the 1840s Tithe Map, and later historic maps.


Grid Reference:SX 652 934
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1849 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Rectangular house depicted of the western end of the row on the Tithe Map (plots 2645).

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

Appears to have been divided in two since the Tithe Map depiction. Otherwise, the late 19th century historic map shows these two square houses as the western end of row; overall footprint of the buildings matches, although these appear larger than the four to the east (MDV129139).

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2011, South Zeal Conservation Area Character Appraisal, 19, Map 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV359517.

Two dwellings adjoining 1-4 Cawsand View identified as being historic. The western property is highlighted as being high quality; Curzons House is marked as historic with some modern alterations. No further specific detail provided.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Marked on the modern mapping. Cosden Cottage to west and Curzons House to east.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359517Report - Assessment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2011. South Zeal Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. Digital. 19, Map 7.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #127348 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33061Related to: Beacon Lodge (the former Cawsand Beacon Inn), South Zeal (Building)
MDV7022Related to: Burgage plots, South Zeal (Monument)
MDV129139Related to: Cawsand View Cottages, South Zeal (Building)
MDV129140Related to: Former Methodist Chapel, South Zeal (Building)
MDV129153Related to: Houses in South Zeal (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2020 3:45PM