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HER Number:MDV76991
Name:Northmore Arms, Throwleigh


Historic farmstead, dating to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence. Depicted on the Tithe Map, by the late 19th century the historic maps record the 'New Inn' on the site and this building remains an inn into modern times.


Grid Reference:SX 673 896
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map (734 on the Throwleigh apportionment; 'garden and house'). Appears not to have been an inn at this time.

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

Late 19th century historic map shows the 'New Inn'.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2003 - 2005, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005 (Report - Survey). SDV344545.

Farmstead included in survey. Visited on 09/11/2004. Photographs of the farm show the Northmore Arms and the farmbuildings to the north which appear to still be in agricultural use although in need of some repair in places.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Modern map shows the 'Northmore Arms' and farm buildings to the north which now appear to have been converted into a dwelling known as the 'Bolt Hole'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #103972 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV118381Parent of: The Northmore Arms, Wonson (Building)
MDV33336Related to: Gatepiers 25 metres west of Wonson Manor, Throwleigh (Monument)
MDV111265Related to: North Wonson Farm, Throwleigh (Monument)
MDV80541Related to: Shippon and Stables at Wonson Manor (Building)
MDV111268Related to: Wonson Manor Farm, Throwleigh (Monument)
MDV6209Related to: Wonson Manor House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2017 10:45AM