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HER Number:MDV39756
Name:Hillcrest (the former Palk Arms), Christow

Summary

The Palk Arms in Christow dates to at least the 19th century, when the village was a bustling centre for the nearby mines and quarries, as well as the Teign Valley Railway. Trade dwindled when these industries closed and Palk Arms shut down, becoming a private residence.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 834 846
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/100

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PUBLIC HOUSE (Constructed, XIX - 1849 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Palk Arms public house is depicted on the late 19th century historic map. Not shown on the earlier Tithe Map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

The Palk Arms is depicted on the early 20th century historic map.


Quick, T., 1992, Dartmoor Inns, 3 (Monograph). SDV359976.

The Palk Arms in Christow dates to at least the 19th century, when the village was a bustling centre for the nearby mines and quarries, as well as the Teign Valley Railway. Trade dwindled when these industries closed and Palk Arms shut down, becoming a private residence.


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

Hillcrest is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90455 ]
SDV359976Monograph: Quick, T.. 1992. Dartmoor Inns. Dartmoor Inns. Paperback Volume. 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV40473Related to: Artichoke Inn and adjoining cottage, Christow (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2017 12:04PM