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HER Number:MDV81029
Name:Linhay north of Lower Bonehill Farmhouse

Summary

Remains of a small linhay just to the north of Lower Bonehill farmhouse probably built in the 17th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 725 774
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (XVI to XVIII - 1600 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Small rectangular building shown on 19th century map.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

Three stone pillars at the front of the house are the remains of a cart house.


Whitten, E. H. T., 2009, Bonehill: Evolution of a Dartmoor Hamlet, 103 (Monograph). SDV348680.

Adjacent to the former stables are the remains of an ancient linhay which must have been used for cart storage. Only the huge granite boulders of the north wall remain with three orthostats on the south side. Originally it had a thatched roof but now covered with corrugated iron. Other details: Figure 35.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107818 ]
SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV348680Monograph: Whitten, E. H. T.. 2009. Bonehill: Evolution of a Dartmoor Hamlet. Bonehill: Evolution of a Dartmoor Hamlet. Hardback Volume. 103.

Associated Monuments

MDV7467Related to: Lower Bonehill Farmhouse (Building)
MDV30043Related to: Outbuilding 10 metres north-west of Lower Bonehill Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 5 2012 9:29AM