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HER Number:MDV37130
Name:Garden wall south of the old Post Cottage, Dunsford

Summary

Garden wall to the south west of the old post cottage. Cob wall. Probably 18th century or earlier. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings with corrugated asbestos, iron and thatched capping. A tall cob wall on the east side of Briton Street Lane opposite a similar wall on the west side. Characteristic of the village walls and an important feature in Briton Street Lane facing and adjacent to a number of cob and thatch listed buildings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 812 891
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDunsford
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/118
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN WALL (Constructed, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Dunsford, 29 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340721.

Garden wall to the south west of the old post cottage. Cob wall. Probably 18th century or earlier. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings with corrugated asbestos, iron and thatched capping. A tall cob wall on the east side of Briton Street Lane opposite a similar wall on the west side. Characteristic of the village walls and an important feature in Briton Street Lane facing and adjacent to a number of cob and thatch listed buildings.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Wall is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1288402 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

DUNSFORD BRITON STREET LANE, (east side), SX 88 NW Dunsford 6/34 Garden wall to the south west of - the Old Post Cottage - GV II
Cob wall. Probably C18 or earlier. Whitewashed rendered cob on stone rubble footings with corrugated asbestos, iron and thatched capping. A tall cob wall on the east side of Briton Street Lane opposite a similar wall on the west side. Characteristic of the village walls and an important feature in Briton Street Lane facing and adjacent to a number of cob and thatch listed buildings.
Listing NGR: SX8126889157

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340721List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Dunsford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 29.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89338 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1288402.

Associated Monuments

MDV108361Related to: Chubbs Farmstead, Dunsford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 24 2017 4:00PM