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HER Number:MDV20622
Name:Mullacroft Farmstead, west of Burrator Reservoir


Mullacroft farmstead shown on 19th century maps in a triangular enclosure to the west of the later Burrator Reservoir


Grid Reference:SX 551 685
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/335

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Mullacroft' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as two small rectangular buildings in a triangular enclosure on the east side of the road. The Apportionment for 'Mullacroft and Woodlands' lists Field Number 96 as 'Outhouse and Court'.

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

Small rectangular building shown on 19th century map within a triangular enclosure.

Greeves, T. A. P., 1979, South West Water Authority Burrator Survey (Report - non-specific). SDV278356.

Site of Mullacroft Farm. The farm lay near the present site of South West Water stores. Marked on Tithe Map. On Rendel Railway Map (1840) marked as "a garden and house unoccupied therein". Probably destroyed when road was built. A building is marked on 1887 os 6" map.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Burrator Lodge (Un-published). SDV352501.

Burrator Lodge site of a lost farmstead.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV278356Report - non-specific: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1979. South West Water Authority Burrator Survey. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. 18. Unknown.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #82834 ]
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Burrator Lodge.

Associated Monuments

MDV103325Related to: Burrator Reservoir (Monument)
MDV20623Related to: Mullicraft Cottage, Meavy (Building)
MDV20820Related to: Stamping Mill, Burrator Reservoir (Monument)
MDV19902Related to: The Devonport Leat, Dartmoor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 15 2016 3:19PM