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HER Number:MDV40409
Name:9 Lime Street, Moretonhampstead


Late 18th century house, at the end of a row. The largely unaltered front with sash windows and thatched roof make this building an important element in the street.


Grid Reference:SX 753 861
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/305
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85097

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Built, XVIII - 1750 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Appears to be shown on the Tithe Map, although is a little unclear and is just labelled 'y'.

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

Shown on the later 19th century historic map.

Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 119 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

No 9 Lime Street (West Side), Moretonhampstead.
House, at the end of a row. Probably late 18th century. Granite rubble ground storey, light scantling timber frame above all roughcast. Thatched roof, gabled at left end and half-hipped at right end. Slate leanto roofs at right-hand end and rear. Rendered chimneystacks, one at left gable end, the other at rear now within leanto outshut.
Two room plan with central entrance, each room with rear lateral fireplace and service rooms in two storey rear leanto outshut. Extended half a bay to right with leanto roof.
Two storeys and attic. Three window range. Circa late 18th or early 19th century 12-pane sashes in exposed cases. Only one central attic window with six panes, probably a fixed light window. Late-19th century flush panel and glazed door in plain opening near centre. The eaves at right-hand end one lower where there is a slate roof leanto.
Interior: two blocked fireplaces on rear walls of front rooms which is now one large room having had the partitions removed. Original roof trusses with collars halved and pegged to the face of the principals. The largely unaltered front with sash windows and thatched roof make this building an important element in the street.

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. 119.
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: #90784 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV40408Related to: 6 Dolphin House, Lime Street, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 23 2019 9:23AM