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HER Number:MDV30696
Name:Barn at Challamoor, Buckland in the Moor


Barn dates to the early 19th century or earlier. Depicted on the Tithe Map, by the later 19th century a horse-engine house has been constructed at the north-west corner of the barn.


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/301/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HAY BARN (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tithe Map shows the barn structure in the centre of the farm.

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

The only change visible on the late 19th century historic map since the Tithe Map depiction is a circular structure (horse engine house?) indicated at the north-west corner of the barn.

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

A cobbled floor was found under the Dutch barn to the north of the house.

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

Modern mapping shows the barn.

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.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86963 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30697Part of: Challamoor farmstead, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV77120Related to: Batworthy, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV30698Related to: Challamoor Farmhouse, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV30695Related to: Challamoor Horse Engine House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 27 2016 10:34AM