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HER Number:MDV74574
Name:The Linhay, West Pitten Farmstead, Yealmpton


The Linhay to the southwest of West Pitten farmhouse shown on 19th century map was converted to a dwelling in recent years


Grid Reference:SX 582 542
Map Sheet:SX55SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYealmpton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishYEALMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 100512

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Rectangular building shown on 19th century map to the south of 'West Pitten' farmhouse.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1960, Yealmpton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340949.

Cartshed approximately 30 metres south south west of West Pitten farmhouse. Cartshed with loft above. Early 19th century. Stone rubble with granite dressings. Slate roof with gabled ends. Open-fronted five-bays, four with three monolithic granite piers supporting loft above which is now clad in corrugated iron. The fifth bay, at the south east end is also open-fronted but is separated by a solid wall and the loft above has stone rubble front wall. External stairs to loft on north west end. Included for group value. Other details: LBS No 100512.

Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

Building shown as a dwelling called 'The Linhay' on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital.
SDV340949List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1960. Yealmpton. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV16907Part of: Settlement at Pitten, Yealmpton (Monument)
MDV74579Related to: Mullions to north-east of West Pitton Farmhouse, Yealmpton, Yealmpton (Building)
MDV74577Related to: North Barn at West Pitten Farmstead, Yealmpton (Building)
MDV74576Related to: Roundhouse Barn at West Pitten Farmstead, Yealmpton (Building)
MDV74578Related to: Shippon north of West Pitten Farmhouse, Yealmpton (Building)
MDV74575Related to: The Old Stables at West Pitten Farmstead, Yealmpton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2019 12:23PM