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HER Number:MDV30695
Name:Challamoor Horse Engine House


Possible horse-engine house at Challamoor Farm, that appears to date to the late 19th century, based on cartographic evidence. By the early 1980s it had been completely gutted and converted to a dwelling used as holiday accommodation.


Grid Reference:SX 723 742
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/301/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HORSE ENGINE HOUSE (XIX - 1849 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Not depicted on the earlier Tithe Map, the late 19th century historic map of Challamoor shows this structure for the first time. May have been a horse-engine house. It is located at the north-western corner of the barn.

Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist, 3/8/1983 (Un-published). SDV345904.

Roundhouse at Challamoor. Completely gutted and restored for holiday accommodation. Stream runs underneath and across cobbled yard.

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

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet. 3/8/1983.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86962 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30697Part of: Challamoor farmstead, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30696Related to: Barn at Challamoor, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV30698Related to: Challamoor Farmhouse, Buckland in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 27 2016 10:34AM