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HER Number:MDV40410
Name:Pound Cottage, Moretonhampstead

Summary

Small farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding which is now incorporated into the house, and adjoining linhay. Probably late 18th century. Granite rubble. Roughcast front and right-hand gable end of house. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Roof to left slopes up to higher level over the former outbuilding. Linhay at far left end has half-hipped corrugated iron roof. Roughcast brick chimneystacks at right-hand gable end, and left-hand gable end of original house, now an axial stack.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 752 858
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/306
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85098

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMHOUSE (Constructed, XVIII - 1750 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map.


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

Unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction.


Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 120 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Pound Cottage including adjoining linhay to north. Small farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding which is now incorporated into the house, and adjoining linhay. Probably late c18. Granite rubble. Roughcast front and right-hand gable end of house. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Roof to left slopes up to higher level over the former outbuilding. Linhay at far left end has half-hipped corrugated iron roof. Roughcast brick chimneystacks at right-hand gable end, and left-hand gable end of original house, now an axial stack. Long range build down the slope of the land. At the lower end (right) a 2-room plan house. Larger room to lower right end, both rooms heated by gable end chimney stacks without ovens. The entrance to left of centre, probably originally a lobby in front of stairs, or there may have been a through passage but the partition on the right-hand side has been removed and the stairs are late c20. Contemporary outbuilding, probably stables on left-hand higher end is now incorporated into the house. Adjoining at higher level to left, contemporary and integral part of the range, a linhay facing field at rear.
2 storeys. The original house to right: regular but not symmetrical 3-window range. Circa early c20 2-light casements with glazing bars, ground floor right similar but 3 lights. Plank door to left of centre with c20 rustic timber gabled porch with slate roof. Former outbuilding to left now part of house light casements with glazing bars and segmental red brick arches, and central doorway with similar arch. At rear of house a ground floor window opposite front door might have been passage doorway originally, it has chamfered wooden lintel. Small window to left and larger one above. Apart from one more window in rear of former outbuilding there are no other rear windows. Linhay to far left has blind rear wall facing front, loft doorway in gable end; on front facing field behind house, ground floor is blocked between piers and has weatherboarded tallet above.
Interior: partition on left side of lobby or passage removed; c20 stairs. Small fireplace in left-hand room having had grate taken out. Larger fireplace in right-hand room with unchamfered wooden lintel, probably a replacement. There are no other interior features. Roof space not inspected but feet of the principal rafters exposed in first floor rooms are straight. This is an interesting small farmhouse with a contemporary stables and linhay in one long range.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

MORETONHAMPSTEAD POUND STREET, SX 7586 Moretonhampstead 9/165 Pound Cottage including - adjoining linhay to north GV II
Small farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding which is now incorporated into the house, and adjoining linhay. Probably late C18. Granite rubble. Roughcast front and right-hand gable end of house. Thatched roof with gabled ends. Roof to left slopes up to higher level over the former outbuilding. Linhay at far left end has half-hipped corrugated iron roof. Roughcast brick chimneystacks at right-hand gable end, and left-hand gable end of original house, now an axial stack.
Long range build down the slope of the land. At the lower end (right) a 2-room plan house. Larger room to lower right end, both rooms heated by gable end chimney stacks without ovens. The entrance to left of centre, probably originally a lobby in front of stairs, or there may have been a through passage but the partition on the right-hand side has been removed and the stairs are late C20. Contemporary outbuilding, probably stables on left-hand higher end is now incorporated into the house. Adjoining at higher level to left, contemporary and integral part of the range, a linhay facing field at rear. 2 storeys.
The original house to right: regular but not symmetrical 3-window range. Circa early C20 2-light casements with glazing bars, ground floor right similar but 3 lights. Plank door to left of centre with C20 rustic timber gabled porch with slate roof. Former outbuilding to left now part of house light casements with glazing bars and segmental red brick arches, and central doorway with similar arch. At rear of house a ground floor window opposite front door might have been passage doorway originally, it has chamfered wooden lintel. Small window to left and larger one above. Apart from one more window in rear of former outbuilding there are no other rear windows. Linhay to far left has blind rear wall facing front, loft doorway in gable end; on front facing field behind house, ground floor is blocked between piers and has weatherboarded tallet above.
Interior: partition on left side of lobby or passage removed; C20 stairs. Small fireplace in left-hand room having had grate taken out. Larger fireplace in right- hand room with unchamfered wooden lintel, probably a replacement. There are no other interior features. Roof space not inspected but feet of the principal rafters exposed in first floor rooms are straight. This is an interesting small farmhouse with a contemporary stables and linhay in one long range.
Listing NGR: SX7525485812

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. 120.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90786 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV112057Part of: Pound Farmstead, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV40412Related to: Barn north-west of Pound Cottage (Building)
MDV40411Related to: Linhay near Pound Cottage, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 13 2016 2:26PM