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HER Number:MDV30094
Name:Linchaford, Ponsworthy


House; originally a farmhouse with farmyard. After this is said to have included the baker's shop and the general store. Burnt down at one time (unknown date). Depicted on the 1843 Tithe Map; construction date unknown.


Grid Reference:SX 702 740
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/239

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map (1843). Field no 1066 on Apportionment; 'house, yard and garden'. Linchaford.

Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol V, 916 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

(6/7/1979). According to the owner this house once included the baker's shop (at the Ponsworthy end) and the general shop. Before that it was a farmhouse and the yard was a farm yard. It was burnt down at one point. The present garden was made by the owner.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. Vol V, 916.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86756 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30093Related to: Bridge View cottage, Ponsworthy (Building)
MDV106392Related to: Linchaford Cottage, Ponsworthy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 10 2014 2:56PM