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HER Number:MDV40410
Name:Pound Cottage and Courtenay Barn, Moretonhampstead

Summary

Small farmhouse, adjoining outbuilding and adjoining (former) linhay (now a dwelling known as 'Courtenay Barn'). Probably late 18th century. Pound Cottage is granite rubble construction with thatched roof with gabled ends. Roof to left (north) slopes up to higher level over the former outbuilding. Linhay ('Courtenay Barn') at far left end had a half-hipped corrugated iron roof at time of listing in 1987; now has slate roof with Velux windows.

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

  • AGRICULTURAL BUILDING (Constructed, XVIII - 1750 AD to 1799 AD (Between))
  • FARMHOUSE (Constructed, XVIII - 1750 AD to 1799 AD (Between))
  • LINHAY (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. 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. Former outbuilding to left. 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. This is an interesting small farmhouse with a contemporary stables and linhay in one long range. See Listing record for full detail.

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.
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. Former outbuilding to left now part of house.
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.
This is an interesting small farmhouse with a contemporary stables and linhay in one long range. Listing NGR: SX7525485812 See Listing record for full details.

Google, 2019, Google Streetview (Website). SDV362731.

Image dates 2008 and 2011. Pound Cottage and attached property to north visible on the photographs. Northern building has been converted into a dwelling at some time and no longer has a corrugated iron roof; now slated. Three Velux windows visible in the front part of the roof and a short chimney stack also added, presumably when the linhay was converted to domestic use.

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.
SDV362731Website: Google. 2019. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.

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:Dec 6 2019 10:37AM