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HER Number:MDV134032
Name:Velthams Pool, Morebath


Former field barns, now converted.


Grid Reference:SS 957 247
Map Sheet:SS92SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMorebath
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMOREBATH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK BARN (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD (Between) to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Triangular plot of land (627) recorded as barn and barton on the Morebath Tithe Apportionment.

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

Buildings ranged around three sides of a yard. Named as Vilthams Poole Barn.

Child, P., 1988, Velthams Pool Barn, Morebath (Ground Photograph). SDV365409.

Photos showing a large bank barn adjoining a smaller single storey building. The barn is largely stone built with a band of cob at eaves level. There are two arched entrances are gound floor level on the yard side of the building with a central loading opening at first floor level. The rear of the barn is building into the slope and has a large double doorway. The roof is hipped and clad with corrugated iron. The adjoining building looks to be stone built under a slate roof.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

Marked as Velthams Pool. Only two buildings are still extant, adjoining on the north and west sides of the yard.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #140469 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 2 2023 5:07PM