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HER Number:MDV4554
Name:Linhays at Upton Hellions Barton


Site of two linhays depicted on the 1880s-1890s Ordnance Survey map, of which one appears to be earlier than the other.


Grid Reference:SS 837 035
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUpton Hellions
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUPTON HELLIONS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80SW/23/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (Built, Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD (Between) to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Only one of the buildings is shown, adjoining another building which had gone by the time of the 1880s-1890s Ordnance Survey map.

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

Two open-fronted buildings are shown, on the north-east and north-west sides of two small yards respectively, adjacent to the mill leat. The buildings and yards are separate to the main linear range of farm buildings extending from the farmhouse.

Alcock, N. W., 1963, Devonshire Linhays: A Vernacular Tradition, 130, Fig.1, Pl.2 (Article in Serial). SDV274690.

Hellions barton. Linhay of type 1: timber posts with beams running from back to front

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

The two buildings are no longer extant.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV274690Article in Serial: Alcock, N. W.. 1963. Devonshire Linhays: A Vernacular Tradition. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 95. A4 Stapled + Digital. 130, Fig.1, Pl.2.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #27501 ]
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV109248Related to: Upton Hellions Barton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 15 2023 8:08AM