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HER Number:MDV40412
Name:Barn north-west of Pound Cottage


Late 18th century two storey open-fronted linhay north of Pound Cottage.


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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/306/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85099

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map.

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

Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 121 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Barn immediately north west of Pound Cottage. Small field linhay. Circa late 18th century. 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. 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.

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.

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.
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: #90788 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV112057Part of: Pound Farmstead, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV40411Related to: Linhay near Pound Cottage, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV40410Related to: Pound Cottage, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 26 2018 4:22PM