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HER Number:MDV6044
Name:Cator Court

Summary

Former longhouse, now extended and divided into two houses. 16th century with later additions.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 683 769
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/60
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LONGHOUSE (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1843, Widecombe in the Moor (Cartographic). SDV290272.

Cator court, field no 1536, house + garden shown on Tithe Map.


Firth, F. H., 1878, 3rd Report of the Committee on Devonshire Folklore, 102 (Article in Serial). SDV289217.


Ordnance Survey, 1954, SX47SW (Cartographic). SDV336689.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, 99 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

Modern name. Cator Court. Cator Court shown on OS 6" 1954 map


Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor, 83 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Former longhouse, now extended and divided into two houses. It is 16th century with later additions. Shippon at south end rebuilt in the 20th century; north end extended with lean-to on west side, in the 20th century. fA long lean-to on west side, probably mostly of 18th century or 19th century; parts of it could be earlier. Granite rubble. Many other features see doe list for full details.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV289217Article in Serial: Firth, F. H.. 1878. 3rd Report of the Committee on Devonshire Folklore. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 10. 102.
SDV289221List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Widecombe in the Moor. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 83.
SDV290272Cartographic: Unknown. 1843. Widecombe in the Moor. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV336689Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1954. SX47SW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. 99.

Associated Monuments

MDV29770Part of: Cator Court Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV117370Related to: Cator Court, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 2 2016 3:17PM