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HER Number:MDV37753
Name:Bottor Rock Farm House, Hennock


Bottor Rock Farm house shown on 19th century maps and mentioned from the 13th century


Grid Reference:SX 825 801
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHennock
Ecclesiastical ParishHENNOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/84
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XII to XV - 1200 AD to 1450 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Irregular shaped building at ''Bottor' shown on 19th century map.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 472 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Bottor was mentioned as 'Bodetorre' in 1238, 'Bottetorre' in 1306, 'Bottorre' in 1330 and 'Westbottore' in 1414.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Bottor Rock Farm house shown on modern mapping.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1097412 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Bottor farmhouse. Late 16th or 17th century. Solid roughcast walls. Concrete tiled roofs. Granite ashlar stacks, with weatherings and tapered tops, on ridge off-centre to right and on gable of rear wing. Another large stack, rendered, on right-hand gable of main range, L-shaped plan Two storeys. Irregular 4-window front. Small-paned 19th century wood casements, except for two 20th century metal-framed windows to left of second storey. Single-storey projection of 20th century, including doorway, at right-hand end of ground storey. Interior not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 472.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89592 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1097412.

Associated Monuments

MDV108372Part of: Bottor Farmstead, Hennock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2018 3:42PM