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HER Number:MDV38061
Name:Linhay south-west of Middle Wreyland, Lustleigh


Linhay about 10m to south west of Middle Wreyland.


Grid Reference:SX 787 811
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SE/68/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Alcock, N. W., 1963, Devonshire Linhays: A Vernacular Tradition, 118, 129, Pl. 4, Fig. 4 (Article in Serial). SDV274690.

Middle Wreyland Cottages. Linhay, type S2 with stone orthostats. Jointed crucks. The cruck is of a very debased type, with the two parts only halved together, not tenoned into each other. Only one example of this type known. Post medieval. Distribution map.

Department of Environment, 1986, Lustleigh, 145 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV304543.

Linhay about 10m to south west of Middle Wreyland. Linhay, now converted to living accommodation. Probably 18C or earlier. Granite rubble with half-hipped thatched roof. 2 storeys. Side and rear walls remain unaltered, but front towards house has been infilled between the original, roughly-shaped granite posts in ground storey. Upper storey has been weather-boarded and a 20C small-paned wood casement window inserted. Added lean-to porch to right. Included for group value.

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

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

Linhay at Wrayland listed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV274690Article in Serial: Alcock, N. W.. 1963. Devonshire Linhays: A Vernacular Tradition. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 95. A4 Stapled + Digital. 118, 129, Pl. 4, Fig. 4.
SDV304543List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Lustleigh. Historic Houses Register. 145.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89807 ]
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Wrayland - Linhay.

Associated Monuments

MDV21526Part of: Middle Wreyland Cottages, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV109813Part of: Wreyland Settlement, Lustleigh (Monument)
MDV38049Related to: Lustleigh, Lower Wreyland (Building)
MDV38053Related to: Wreyland, The Barn House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 3:40PM