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HER Number:MDV40327
Name:Barn east of Bowden Farmhouse, Moretonhampstead


Barn dated 1810, approximately 10 metres to the east of Bowden farmhouse.


Grid Reference:SX 747 880
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/183/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1810 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

L-shaped building shown to the east of the farmhouse at Bowden.

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

Appears unchanged from the tithe map depiction.

Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 50 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Barn approximately 10 metres to the east of Bowden farmhouse. Barn. Dated 1810. Granite rubble walls with larger quoins and dressed stones to voussoir arch. Dressed granite coping stones and kneelers at either gable end. Slate roof, gable ended, with shallow pentice over front doorway.
Three-bay plan with central threshing floor with opposing doorways. Single storey with loft. Large central doorway to threshing floor with slightly cambered arch and plank doors. Above doorway is date stone inscribed with E.C. 1810. To right is narrow ventilation slit and attached at the left side is another building projecting at right angles. Ventilation slit at either gable end on the ground floor with a loading door on the first floor of the left gable end. Inside is probably the original pegged roof.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

See designation record for detail.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337636List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Moretonhampstead. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 50.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90713 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV109970Part of: Bowden Farmstead, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV15235Related to: Bowden Farmhouse, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 26 2018 2:27PM