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HER Number:MDV80287
Name:Pigsty, Urgles Farm


Pigsty located in the south-eastern area of Urgles Farm, Meavy. This structure dates to the mid 19th century and is depicted on the Tithe Map. It was extended to its present size in the early 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 535 649
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIGSTY (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Small structure thought to be the pigsty depicted on the 1840 Tithe Map.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Pigsty building is depicted on the early 20th century Ordnance Survey map and appears to have been extended to the east, doubling the size of the structure in comparison to its original size, which saw the eastern boundary of the structure aligned with the eastern boundary of the farm. Now shown to overlap this boundary.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107089 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77835Part of: Urgles farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV80288Related to: Barn, Urgles Farm (Building)
MDV80286Related to: Shippon, Urgles Farm (Building)
MDV80285Related to: Urgles farmhouse, Meavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 5 2018 11:07AM