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HER Number:MDV90468
Name:Linhay 20 metres north-west of Higher Headborough Farm


Linhay 20 metres north-west of Higher Headborough Farm on the opposite side of the road


Grid Reference:SX 750 703
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (XVII to XIX - 1700 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Small rectangular building shown on 19th century Tithe Map on the north side of the road to the north-west of 'Headboro' farmstead.

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

Rectangular building shown on 19th century map with a small enclosure on the south side and a further rectangular building on the roadside to the south

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

Small rectangular building shown on early 20th century map to the north of the road.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Listed on 1st September 1992. Linhay. Probably 18th to mid 19th century (1840 or earlier). Stone rubble with cob upper storey, except that the left side wall is wholly of stone. Hipped roof covered with corrugated iron. Lower part of front has four monolithic granite posts, two of the intervening spaces now filled with red brick. Upper part now covered with corrugated iron. Loading door to loft in left gable. Interior: not inspected, but roof trusses appear to be original with collars pegged to the faces of the principal rafters. The linhay is shown on the Ashburton Tithe Map of 1840, although at that time it was not part of Higher Headborough Farm.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Headborough Linhay (Un-published). SDV352501.

Shown on 19th century map.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Building shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Headborough Linhay.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109245 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77080Part of: Higher Headborough, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV23312Related to: Barn at Higher Headborough Farm, Ashburton (Building)
MDV80005Related to: Granary, Higher Headborough Farm, Ashburton (Building)
MDV29214Related to: Higher Headborough Farmhouse, Ashburton (Building)
MDV107605Related to: Lower Headborough Farmstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 22 2014 3:00PM