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HER Number:MDV35457
Name:Pig Houses north-east of Southmeads, Lettaford


Row of pig-houses to the north-east of Southmeads at Lettaford built in the early 19th century


Grid Reference:SX 701 840
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/92/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85159

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Griffith, F. M., 1984, DAP/BW, 4-8 (Aerial Photograph). SDV339907.

Department of Environment, 1987, North Bovey, 161 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV348844.

Pig-houses directly to the north-east of Southmeads in Lettaford. Row of pig-sties. Probably early 19th century. Granite rubble walls with single pitch corrugated iron roof. Four separate houses in the row each with separate access. Single storey. Regularly placed small doorways. Forms part of an important group of farm buildings and early houses in a small moorland settlement on the fringe of Dartmoor.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Row of pig houses to the north-east of Southmeads in Lettaford were Listed on 4th February 1987. Other details: LBS Number 85159.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339907Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1984. DAP/BW. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4-8.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88615 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV348844List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. North Bovey. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 161.

Associated Monuments

MDV77043Part of: Southmeads Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV35455Related to: Barn north-west of Southmeads in Lettaford (Building)
MDV35456Related to: Linhay north of Southmeads in Lettaford (Building)
MDV14700Related to: Southmeads in Lettaford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2012 3:10PM