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HER Number:MDV21712
Name:Building 'B', Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton


Building 'B' a building platform at Challacombe Medieval settlement to the north of Challacombe farmhouse


Grid Reference:SX 693 795
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/67/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Narrow rectangular feature shown on 19th century Tithe Map.

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

Rectangular space shown on 19th century map.

Griffiths, D. M. + Robinson, R., 1987, Challacombe: Manuscript Survey (Report - Survey). SDV290318.

Building B a building platform not shown on the Tithe Map.

Agricultural Development Advisory Service, 1991, Challacombe Farm Postbridge, Devon (Duchy Farms Project) (Report - Assessment). SDV356546.

Building 'b' a building platform circa 12.9 metres long. On the north, part of a wall, 4 metres long by 0.9 metres wide and 1 metre high, is built of medium and large stones and incorporates a blocked window. Two blocks at ground level form a fragment of the south wall, giving a building width of circa 3 metres.

Pattison, P., 1999, Challacombe Revisited, 61-70 (Monograph). SDV359495.

Shown as building '2' on plan of Challacombe. Map object based partly on this source.

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

Rectangular feature shown on modern mapping.

National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, 442451 (Website). SDV359354.

Building 'B' at Challacombe.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV290318Report - Survey: Griffiths, D. M. + Robinson, R.. 1987. Challacombe: Manuscript Survey.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV356546Report - Assessment: Agricultural Development Advisory Service. 1991. Challacombe Farm Postbridge, Devon (Duchy Farms Project). Agricultural Development Advisory Service. A3 Comb Bound.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83183 ]
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 442451.
SDV359495Monograph: Pattison, P.. 1999. Challacombe Revisited. Patterns of the Past: Essays in Landscape Archaeology. 61-70.

Associated Monuments

MDV6059Part of: Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Monument)
MDV21512Related to: Building 'C' at Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Building)
MDV55813Related to: Building 'D' at Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Building)
MDV55814Related to: Building 'E' at Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Building)
MDV55815Related to: Building 'F' at Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Building)
MDV55816Related to: Building 'G' at Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Building)
MDV55818Related to: Building 'H' at Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Building)
MDV55819Related to: Building 'J' at Challacombe Medieval Settlement, Manaton (Building)
MDV55817Related to: Challacombe Cottages, Manaton (Building)
MDV78083Related to: Challacombe Farmstead, Manaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 20 2016 2:08PM