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HER Number:MDV35593
Name:Huccaby Farm cottage, south-west of Huccaby farmhouse


Circa late 16th or early 17th longhouse. Granite rubble walls. Asbestos slate roof, gabled to right hipped to left.


Grid Reference:SX 662 731
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/486
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LONGHOUSE (Built, XVI to XVII - 1550 AD to 1650 AD (Between))

Full description

1906, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV262055.

'huccaby cottage' marked on os 6" (1906) map (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV262056.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV262057.

Des=os 6" (1906) 107ne.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV331754.

Huccaby farm cottage approx 20m sw of huccaby farmhouse. Longhouse. Circa late c16 or early c17. Granite rubble walls. Asbestos slate roof, gabled to right hipped to left.2 stacks, one at right gable end is rendered, axial one is of granite blocks with tapering cap. Plan: shippon at left end, passage originally at its right end divided from the shippon, if at all, by a light wooden partition which has since been removed and the rear doorway blocked. Hall to its right with fireplace backing onto the passage. Inner room at far right end heated by gable end fireplace. In c19 rear outshut added and entrance made directly into hall. Shippon roof raised. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front with shippon to the left. Circa late c19 2-light casements. Right-hand ground floor window has stone dripmould above. C19 gabled porch to left of centre of house part with c20 part-glazed door behind it. Shippon has full-height opening to the right and 2 ventilation slits immediately below the eaves. Interior: hall fireplace has granite monolithic jambs, its lintel is obscured. The back of the hall fireplace, in the shippon, is of granite ashlar with a chamfered cornice (doe).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV262055Migrated Record: 1906.
SDV262056Migrated Record:
SDV262057Migrated Record:
SDV331754Migrated Record: Department of Environment.

Associated Monuments

MDV121006Part of: Huccaby Farm, Lydford (Monument)
MDV35592Related to: Huccaby Farmhouse, Lydford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2018 12:05PM