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HER Number:MDV54270
Name:Pair of lodges, Princetown


Described as early 19th century in the listing information, this pair of lodges do not feature on the 19th century or early 20th century historic maps. Each lodge is situated on opposite side of the Plymouth road leading into Princetown.


Grid Reference:SX 587 733
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/368
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LODGE (Constructed, XVIII to XX - 1800 AD? to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Princetown, 28, (28/10/1987) (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV234340.

Pair of lodges. Probably circa early 19th century. Granite rubble walls, rendered to one lodge. Pyramidal slate roof and central axial granite stacks.
Plan: pair of identical lodges, square on plan. Four rooms with central stack serving fireplaces in their corners. Single storey. Identical pair each has symmetrical two window front. The southern lodge has a flat-roofed 20th century glazed porch and the other lodge has an earlier rendered porch with hipped roof unlikely to be original. Identical granite rubble garden walls to front of each lodge.
Each lodge is situated on opposite side of the Plymouth road leading into Princetown.

Turton, S. D., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of SWW Dousland to Rundlestone Water Main, 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV249910.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

1 and 2 The Lodge depicted on the modern mapping.

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

See designation record for details.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV234340List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Princetown. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 28, (28/10/1987).
SDV249910Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of SWW Dousland to Rundlestone Water Main. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113730 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV112640Related to: Boundary stone at The Lodge, Princetown (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7375 - Archaeological recording during construction of the Dousland to Rundlestone water main (Ref: 94.40)

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2018 3:24PM