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HER Number:MDV40411
Name:Linhay near Pound Cottage, Moretonhampstead

Summary

Late 18th century field linhay constructed from granite rubble, with some cob in higher sections of rear north wall. Steeply pitched hipped corrugated iron roof. Small two-storey single cell rectangular plan building; probably originally open- fronted, the ground floor of front filled in with granite rubble wall with central stairway and one very small window either side with granite lintels.

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/306/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85100

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Building is 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, 121 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Linhay immediately west of Pound Cottage. Small barn. Circa late c18. Granite rubble, upper section of east front wall in cob. Steeply-pitched corrugated iron hipped roof. Rectangular plan. Wide barn doorway slightly to right of centre of each front, facing former farmyard, with c20 plank doors. Smaller doorway opposite on west wall facing road, now partly blocked to form window. In south end wall 2 ventilation holes under eaves.
Roof: collars halved and pegged to the face of the principal rafters. This barn is part of a good farm group including Pound Cottage and its adjoining linhay and the linhay west of Pound Cottage.


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


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

MORETONHAMPSTEAD POUND STREET, Moretonhampstead SX 7586 9/167 Linhay immediately west of Pound - Cottage GV II
Small field linhay. Circa late C18. Granite rubble, with some cob in higher sections of rear north wall. Steeply pitched hipped corrugated iron roof. Small 2-storey single cell rectangular plan building; probably originally open- fronted, the ground floor of front filled in with granite rubble wall with central stairway and one very small window either side with granite lintels. The loft above is clad in corrugated iron. At rear north a wooden boarded leanto extension. Interior without partitions. Original roof structure: the principal rafters halved and pegged at apex, the straight collars halved and pegged to face of principals. The cranked wall posts at the front are pegged and nailed to the faces of the feet of the principal rafters.
An attractive small farm building which forms part of a good farm group including Pound Cottage and its adjoining linhay and the barn immediately north-west of Pound Cottage (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SX7523085813

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. 121.
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: #90787 ]
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)
MDV40410Related to: Pound Cottage, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 13 2016 2:42PM