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HER Number:MDV7755
Name:Ruined hut on Whinney's Down

Summary

Fireplace at south end. It has a vegetation cap. Door on south-east side. Floor of rushes with some fallen stone. Peat cutting nearby.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 620 828
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/56

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WORKERS COTTAGE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Le Messurier, B., 1975, Ruined buildings (Worksheet). SDV268787.

Ruined hut at SX 6200 8285. Fireplace at south end. It has a vegetation cap. Door on south-eastern side. Floor of rushes with some fallen stone. Peat cutting nearby.


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

Not visible on 1947 Royal Air Force aerial photograph.


GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Rectangular ruined building clearly visible on the aerial photograph. Assumed that this is the building referred to be Le Messurier, as nothing else obvious in the vicinity. Aligned south-west by north-east, with opening on the south-eastern side. Measures 6.5 metres by 3.8 metres.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV268787Worksheet: Le Messurier, B.. 1975. Ruined buildings. Worksheet. Digital.
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.
SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #113489 ]
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV6763Related to: Peat pass on Winney's Down (Monument)
MDV7756Related to: Stat's House; ruined hut on Winney's Down (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 25 2018 10:21AM