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HER Number:MDV20655
Name:Barn at Holditch, Sheepstor

Summary

Possible remains of Holditch Farm. To the north of Kit Tin Mine is a small mortated stone house still in use for hay. A few paces north of this lies the ruin of a rectangular building beside a spring. Very eroded with turf covered walls. Much older than the mine and probably all that remains of Holditch.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 562 674
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/344

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map as part of Holditch: 341 on the Sheepstor apportionment ('Barn and lane').


Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 49, 14/3/1966 (Un-published). SDV150434.

Possible remains of Holditch Farm. To the north of Kit Tin Mine is a small mortated stone house still in use for hay. A few paces north of this lies the ruin of a rectangular building approximately 4.0 metres by 10 metres aligned east-west beside a spring. Very eroded, turf covered walls. Much older than the mine and probably all that remains of Holditch.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Building depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 49, 14/3/1966.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82847 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV3448Related to: Kit Tin Mine, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2015 3:13PM