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HER Number:MDV33138
Name:The Round House west of Lower Allerton Farmhouse


The Round House at Lower Allerton Farm a barn built in the 19th century with a horse engine house to the west and later converted to a dwelling


Grid Reference:SX 762 614
Map Sheet:SX76SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartington
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDARTINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SE/45/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OUTBUILDING (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163601.

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

Rectangular building shown on 19th century map at Lower Allerton Farm with a semi-circular horse engine house on the west side.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group, 1972, Dartington Houses: a survey, 11 (Report - Survey). SDV163528.

To the west of Lower Allerton Farmhouse is a 19th century building which has shippons at yard level with a barn over, with access at the rear on the higher level. A roundhouse is attached which used to contain a horse-drawn wheel to power a threshing machine.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV163528Report - Survey: Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group. 1972. Dartington Houses: a survey. Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group Report. Unknown. 11.
SDV163601Migrated Record: Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #87675 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33136Related to: Allerton Pottery Barn north-west of Lower Allerton Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33135Related to: Barn at Lower Allerton Farm (Building)
MDV14335Related to: Lower Allerton Farmhouse (Building)
MDV33137Related to: Two Outbuildings south-west of Lower Allerton Farmhouse (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 10 2010 3:02PM