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HER Number:MDV37938
Name:Dartmoor Cottage, Lustleigh


Dartmoor Cottage a late 16th or 17th century farmhouse formerly called 'Pethybridge Farm House'. Painted stone rubble, possibly with a layer of cod under the eaves and thatched roof; half-hipped at the laft hand end.


Grid Reference:SX 780 810
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/139
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (XVI to XVII - 1575 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Depicted on the Tithe Map (number 679).

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 481 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Pethybridge was mentioned as 'Pidebrigg in 1318, 'Pydebrugg' in 1330 and 'Pythebrygge' in 1443.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England, 1334123 (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

1/202 Dartmoor Cottage- GV II
House, formerly a farmhouse. Late C16 or C17, with later additions. Painted stone rubble, possibly with a layer of cob under the eaves. Thatched roof, half-hipped at left-hand end. Granite ashlar chimneystack with offsets in right-hand gable, this having a rendered shaft with weatherings and tapered top. On ridge off-centre to left a large rendered stone stack with weatherings and tapered top. 2 storeys, with single-storey lean-tos front and back. 3 windows wide in a sparsely windowed front. Windows are mostly C19 wood casements with 2 or 3 panes per light. In the centre of ground storey is a window in a stone projection, possibly an early oriel. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX7802981014

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Pethybridge farmhouse (Un-published). SDV352501.

Pethybridge farmhouse listed.

Sources / Further Reading

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. 481.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1334123.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89708 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Pethybridge farmhouse.

Associated Monuments

MDV109777Part of: Pethybridge Farmstead, Lustleigh (Monument)
MDV30143Related to: Copper spearhead found in cist north of Lustleigh (Find Spot)
MDV37939Related to: Moorlands, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV37940Related to: Pethybridge Cottage, Lustleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 11:59AM