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HER Number:MDV62583
Name:Burrator Lodge, Meavy


Reservoir lodge dated 1896. Rock-faced rusticated snecked granite. Slate roof with gabled ends with bargeboards and crested ridge tiles. Rusticated granite axial and lateral stacks. Depicted as 'Barrator Lodge' on the modern mapping.


Grid Reference:SX 551 684
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/84
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LODGE (XIX - 1896 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Burrator Lodge depicted on the early 20th century historic map.

Trueman, M., 2000, Water and Sewage Step 3 Assessment (Report - non-specific). SDV288012.

(Visited 24/5/2000) Burrator Lodge. Water superintendent's house in gothic revival style.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Lodge depicted on the modern mapping. Named as 'Barrator'.

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1382341 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

SX56NE BURRATOR RESERVOIR 1537/5/10014 Burrator Lodge 01-SEP-00-Grade II
Reservoir lodge. Dated 1896. Rock-faced rusticated snecked granite. Slate roof with gabled ends with bargeboards and crested ridge tiles. Rusticated granite axial and lateral stacks. PLAN T-shaped on plan with cross-wing on right [N], entrance/stairhall at centre and kitchen in the angle at the rear. Victorian Gothic style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2:3 window east front, right-hand 3 windows in projecting gabled and canted cross-wing, the verges of the gable supported on braces over the splays; granite tablet in gable inscribed 'Burrator Lodge 1896 Bond Mayor' and with coat of arms. First floor 2-light sashes with shouldered heads to the lights; ground floor mullion-transom windows and doorway to left of centre with 4-centred arch and hoodmould; continuous label over ground floor windows and doorway and rusticated stringcourse at first floor level. Battered plinth and steps with solid granite balustrades to front doorway. Similar windows in south gable end and on north side of cross-wing. At rear [W] 2-storey outshut in the angle. INTERIOR largely intact and complete with original joinery, including panelled doors, cupboards and open-well staircase with turned balusters and newels with ball finials. Hall has rustic granite chimneypiece. Cimneypieces with bracketed shelves in other rooms. Moulded plaster ceiling cornices.
Listing NGR: SX5513968461

Sources / Further Reading

SDV288012Report - non-specific: Trueman, M.. 2000. Water and Sewage Step 3 Assessment. English Heritage Monuments Protection Programme Step 3 Report. Unknown.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97061 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1382341.

Associated Monuments

MDV48971Related to: Boathouse west of Burrator Reservoir, Meavy (Building)
MDV103325Related to: Burrator Reservoir (Monument)
MDV19112Related to: Plymouth and Dartmoor Railway (Dartmoor section) (Monument)
MDV20820Related to: Stamping Mill, Burrator Reservoir (Monument)
MDV19902Related to: The Devonport Leat, Dartmoor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2014 10:55AM