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HER Number:MDV2951
Name:Owley Cottage, Ugborough


Owley Cottage; 17th to 18th century cottage constructed from granite rubble with slate half-hipped roof. Altered two-room plan building with later alteration forming an L-shaped building.


Grid Reference:SX 676 597
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/54
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 99404

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVI to XVIII - 1600 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Gaskell-Brown, C. + Hankin, C., 1975 - 1978, Ugborough Parish Checklist (Worksheet). SDV161354.

Owley Cottage, Owley. At junction of Cheston-Owley road and track to Owley Moor Gate. L-shaped house with doorway near angle in south wing. South wing abuts on to the road. Hipped roof on this wing; roof is old. Outside stack in stone. Two storeys. The building looks as if the north wing had been a house, with a farm building close by or adjoining. The two wings are joined by an l-angle, but the roof of the south wing is a different angle from the other parts of the roof. Extensions at rear of north wing.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Cottage. Circa 17th to 18th century. Granite rubble. Slate roof with half-hipped ends Right-hand (north) end slightly higher roof reclad in asbestos slates. Appears to be altered 2-room plan with later wing forming L-shape. Two storeys. 2-window range. 20th century casements. Projecting granite lateral chimney-stack on front left hand with set-offs. Another chimney-stack at north end. Lean-to and circa early 19th centruy wing at rear with gable end stack (description 1986). Other details: LB UID: 99404.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV161354Worksheet: Gaskell-Brown, C. + Hankin, C.. 1975 - 1978. Ugborough Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #86480 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV14688Related to: Flint sherds found at Owley Cottage (Find Spot)
MDV2952Related to: Owlet cottages, Ugborough (Building)
MDV78029Related to: Owley farmstead, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV13140Related to: Pottery sherds found at Owley Cottage (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2016 10:39AM