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HER Number:MDV35458
Name:Stable 30 metres north of Southmeads in Lettaford


Stable and attached cart shed approximatley 30 metres north of Southmeads in Lettaford built in the late 18th or 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/92/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85160

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STABLE (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Department of Environment, 1987, North Bovey, 162 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV348844.

Stable and cart shed approximately 30 metres north of Southmeads. Stable and attached cart shed. Probably late 18th/early 19th century. Granite rubble walls, corrugated iron roof with gable ends. Plan of stable to one side and open-fronted two-bay cart shed to the other side. Single storey. Asymmetrical front. Right-hand side is open fronted cart shed divided into two bays by central rough granite post. Stable has door to right with timber lintel. Lean-to outshut at right-hand gable end. At left gable end is a granite framed ventilation slit on ground and first floor with central drainage hole at ground level. On rear wall is straight joint to right of centre with dressed quoins to its right-hand side and larger stones at that end. Also towards that end on the ground floor is a granite framed ventilation slit. Interior: inside the stable the dividing wall from the cart shed projects a short distance in from the door and the projecting section contains some large dressed granite blocks. The wall extends up to first floor height and at the top has a line of projecting dressed stones. 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.

Stable and attached cart shed approximately 30 metres to the north of Southmeads in Lettaford was Listed on 4th February 1987. Other details: LBS Number 85160.

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: #88616 ]
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. 162.

Associated Monuments

MDV77043Part of: Southmeads Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV14700Related to: Southmeads in Lettaford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2012 3:41PM