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HER Number:MDV42503
Name:Mash house and root store 20 meters south-east of Bullaton Farmhouse


Stone rubble building with two ground floor rooms and remains of a corrugated iron roof. The room to the north was a mash house and had a water supply of spring water to it. The southern room, accessed internally through an entrance in the cross wall, was the potato store.


Grid Reference:SX 801 820
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/40/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Griffiths, D. M., 1991, Annotated 1880s map of Bullaton Farm (Cartographic). SDV299702.

Combined wash house and root house about 20 meters south-east of Bullaton farmhouse. Shown on map of 1889. (Annotated as ‘wash house / root store’). Other details: In parish file - annotations thought to be by DMG.

Thorp, J. + Cox, J., 1994, Bullaton Farm, Bovey Tracey, 37-8 (Report - Assessment). SDV347253.

A gable-ended stone rubble building containing two ground-floor rooms under a continuous roof to the south-east of the farmhouse at Bullaton, measuring 8.8 by 3.7 meters. This is described as a ‘potato house with boiling furnace and water supply’ on the 1919 sale details. The room to the north is the mash house; the southern the potato store. The mash house has a constant flow of spring water brought through the north end wall close to the rear corner. The roof has mostly collapsed but a few sheets of corrugated iron remain.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299702Cartographic: Griffiths, D. M.. 1991. Annotated 1880s map of Bullaton Farm. Ordnance Survey Map. Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #91431 ]
SDV347253Report - Assessment: Thorp, J. + Cox, J.. 1994. Bullaton Farm, Bovey Tracey. Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants Report. K405. A4 Comb Bound. 37-8.

Associated Monuments

MDV22325Part of: Bullaton Farmstead, Bovey Tracey (Building)
MDV37294Related to: Bullaton farmhouse, Bovey Tracey (Building)
MDV42502Related to: Farm building 50 meters south-east of Bullaton Farmhouse (Building)
MDV42500Related to: Pigsties 20 meters south-east of Bullaton Farmhouse (Building)
MDV80035Related to: Poultry house 15 meters south-east of Bullaton farmhouse (Monument)
MDV42501Related to: Shippon 40 meters south-east of Bullaton Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5065 - Assessment of buildings at Bullaton Farm, Bovey Tracey

Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 2:22PM