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HER Number:MDV7756
Name:Stat's House; ruined hut on Winney's Down


Stat or Statt's House; ruined shelter on Winney's Down.


Grid Reference:SX 621 824
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/57

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor, 487 (Monograph). SDV320981.

Harris, H., 1968, Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor, 101 (Monograph). SDV149229.

Other details: Plate 108.

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

Ruined hut: stats house. Well known landmark. Wall in good state of repair. Round-ended at N end. Door on SE side. Fireplace at S end. Floor of grass and stone. Peat-cutting nearby.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Not visible on 1947 RAF AP.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149229Monograph: Harris, H.. 1968. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. Industrial Archaeology of Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. 101.
SDV268787Worksheet: Le Messurier, B.. 1975. Ruined buildings. Worksheet. Digital.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV320981Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 487.

Associated Monuments

MDV6763Related to: Peat pass on Winney's Down (Monument)
MDV6776Related to: Possible cairn on Winney's Down (Monument)
MDV7755Related to: Ruined hut on Whinney's Down (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV996 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Nov 29 2019 2:53PM