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HER Number:MDV77222
Name:Former Pond at New Barn, Manor Farm


Rectangular pond fed by a spring, to the south of New Barn, shown on late 19th and early 20th century maps.


Grid Reference:SX 720 566
Map Sheet:SX75NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorth Huish
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH HUISH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: New Barn. Barn dating to the 18th or earlier 19th century and remains of pond possibly of similar date to east of Manor Court

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POND (XIX - 1841 AD to 1885 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Pond shown, fed by a spring. Map object based on this Source.

Waterhouse, R. E., 2007, New Barn, Manor Farm, North Huish: An Archaeological Appraisal, 7 (Report - Survey). SDV344589.

A rectangular pond to the south of the yard in front of New Barn is first shown on the 1885 Ordnance Survey map. This could have ensured an adequate supply of drinking water for farm animals, or have been used in conjunction with a system of water meadow leats, common in the district from the 17th to 19th centuries. Other details: Maps 1-3.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV344589Report - Survey: Waterhouse, R. E.. 2007. New Barn, Manor Farm, North Huish: An Archaeological Appraisal. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.

Associated Monuments

MDV77221Related to: New Barn, Manor Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4696 - An Archaeological Appraisal of New Barn, Manor Farm, North Huish

Date Last Edited:May 19 2010 11:36AM