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HER Number:MDV7454
Name:Newhouse, Blackslade Moor

Summary

Faint earthwork foundations and a few upright granite posts mark the locations of the buildings of the New Inn or the New House Inn, adjacent to the Ashburton road.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 740 755
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/31

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1840 AD (Between))
  • INN (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Newhouse' is depicted on the Tithe Map; 3 on the apportionment. Single building shown; thought to be the farmhouse.


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

'Newhouse (ruin)' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Pilkington-Rogers, C. W, 1930, Days on Dartmoor (Monograph). SDV307811.


Satterly, J., 1952, Memories of Ashburton in late Victorian Days, 36 (Article in Serial). SDV315139.

Newhouse, Blackslade Moor. The new house by the roadside just below Rippon Tor, used as a halt and refreshment for carts bringing wool to Ashburton and taking lime back to Chagford. Its ruins are now practically gone.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX77NW50 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV307808.

11/11/1953 Remains of a moorland steading of unknown date. 12/5/1960 Photograph; Tithe Map 1840 shows a roofed building and gives name of occupier of 55 acre holding.


Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 93 (Un-published). SDV150434.

5/7/1967 Turf-covered remains of a small mortared stone house within enclosures. Probably of no great age. Said to be the remains of an old inn called Newhouse which was destroyed by fire (citing Pilkington-Rogers).


Gawne, E., 1970, Field Patterns in Widecombe Parish and the Forest of Dartmoor, 66 (Article in Serial). SDV238056.

The New House Inn, whose ruins stand beside the road, was only in existence in the 19th century, the Foales Arrishes enclosure belonged to it.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol V, 1032 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.


National Monuments Record, 1979, NMR SF1459, 66 (Aerial Photograph). SDV291903.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Visible on the aerial photographs and recorded on map overlay.


Webb, P., 1995, The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton, 33 (Monograph). SDV347208.

New Inn or New House Inn. Said to have been burnt down by the wives of the Ashburton tin-miners, fed up with their husbands spending all their money in the inn. The landlady Mrs Hannaford (later Follet) moved to the Rugglestone Inn.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 48 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Ruined buildings remains of New House
Faint earthwork foundations and a few upright granite posts mark the locations of the buildings of New House, adjacent to the Ashburton road. They are set within a series of stone walled enclosures totalling 4.2 hectares. Foundations of a ruined granite outbuilding are located at SX7394 7531 (MDV7547). Condition is stable. SX74050 75580


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Area of the farm is depicted on the modern mapping, although no sign of the building remains.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 93.
SDV238056Article in Serial: Gawne, E.. 1970. Field Patterns in Widecombe Parish and the Forest of Dartmoor. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 102. A5 Hardback. 66.
SDV291903Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1979. NMR SF1459. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 66.
SDV307808Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX77NW50. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV307811Monograph: Pilkington-Rogers, C. W. 1930. Days on Dartmoor. Days on Dartmoor. Unknown.
SDV315139Article in Serial: Satterly, J.. 1952. Memories of Ashburton in late Victorian Days. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 84. Unknown. 36.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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. Vol V, 1032.
SDV347208Monograph: Webb, P.. 1995. The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton. The Pubs and Inns of Ashburton. Paperback Volume. 33.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 48.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101782 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV7547Related to: Field barn south-east of Blackslade Mire (Building)
MDV26971Related to: Field system with ruined buildings east of Blackslade Mire (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2017 1:28PM