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HER Number:MDV33348
Name:Thatched pound house, Berrydown Farm


No longer extant; thatched pound house was recorded in the late 19th century but has not been located since.


Grid Reference:SX 665 879
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/16/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER HOUSE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Baring Gould, S., 1896, Third Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee, 180 (Article in Serial). SDV260468.

Berry Down Farm - pound house, circular, with thatched roof. At the apex is a circular granite stone to protect the rafters from rain.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1978, SX68NE65, 26/1/1978 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV226616.

A search failed to reveal the thatched circular house.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV226616Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1978. SX68NE65. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 26/1/1978.
SDV260468Article in Serial: Baring Gould, S.. 1896. Third Report of the Dartmoor Exploration Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 28. Unknown. 180.

Associated Monuments

MDV77124Part of: Berrydown farmstead, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV6130Related to: Berrydown Manor, Gidleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 2:05PM