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HER Number:MDV20662
Name:Building east of Mis Tor Cottage, Lydford


Building and yard to the east of Mis Tor Cottage shown on later 19th century map (not shown on the 1840s Tithe Map).


Grid Reference:SX 573 752
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of a building to the east of Mis Tor Cottage, dating to at least the 19th century

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/80
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (Built, XIX - 1850 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Long narrow rectangular building shown on 19th century map with two internal divisions in an irregular shaped yard (not shown on the 1840s Tithe Map). A small enclosure is shown to the north and a small square building to the south.

Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 89, Plan (Un-published). SDV150434.

Site visited on 11th May 1968. Building to the east of Mis Tor Cottage. Approached by a lane the cottage track, with remains of ancient enclosures. Two main rooms with a possible small room at the north end. Stone edged platform before the house. Probably not a dwelling house.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Mistor 3 (Un-published). SDV352501.

Mistor 3 Tithe Map site of a lost farm building.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Small rectangular building shown on modern mapping at the north end of the track from the Mis Tor Cottage track.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 89, Plan.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Mistor 3.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV20663Related to: Farmstead north-west of Rendlestone, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 22 2018 9:45AM