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HER Number:MDV80715
Name:Pigsty and store at Lower Cadworthy, Meavy


Small granite construction pigsty (with lean-to store adjoining on the northern side) at Lower Cadworthy, Meavy. Dates to the early 19th century and is depicted on the Tithe Map. In use as a store at the time of the 1990 survey.


Grid Reference:SX 549 643
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 (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Pigsty structure depicted on the Tithe Map of 'Cadworthy'. It is not clear from the image but the lean-to on the northern side may have been added at a later date.

National Trust, 1990, Lower Cadworthy House, Upper Plym (Report - Survey). SDV347831.

Early 19th century pigsty and store/stock shelter at Lower Cadworthy, Meavy. Used at time of survey as a fuel store/wood shed and water store. Single pile three cell plan with rear lean-to. Granite construction with corrugated asbestos roof. Floor is cobbled in pigsty and concrete in lean-to.

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

Three-cell pigsty building with northern extension divided into four sections depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107503 ]
SDV347831Report - Survey: National Trust. 1990. Lower Cadworthy House, Upper Plym. National Trust Report. P1/17. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV77828Part of: Lower Cadworthy Farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV80714Related to: Barn at Lower Cadworthy, Meavy (Building)
MDV80713Related to: Lower Cadworthy House, Meavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5292 - Survey of buildings at Lower Cadworthy, Meavy
  • EDV7251 - Lower Cadworthy Farm: Archaeological and Historic Landscape Survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 4:36PM