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HER Number:MDV93205
Name:Outbuilding north-west of Great Dunstone Farmhouse

Summary

Outbuilding, formerly a small domestic building. Late C16 or C17 with added lean- tos. Granite rubble. Roof covered with corrugated iron. This could well have originated as a detached kitchen, and as such is a rare survival.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 714 755
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • OUTBUILDING (XVI to Modern - 1550 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


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

Outbuilding about 3 metres north-west of Great Dunstone Farmhouse. Outbuilding, formerly a small domestic building. Late C16 or C17 with added lean- tos. Granite rubble. Roof covered with corrugated iron. 2-room plan. 1 storey with loft. Plank doors with old wrought-iron strap-hinges. At rear right-hand corner a rounded projection, probably a chimneystack. Stone staircase against left- hand gable-wall. Interior: has 2 chamfered upper-floor beams with step-stops at right-hand end. In right-hand gable-wall is a blocked fireplace with curved wooden lintel, possibly chamfered. In the rear wall, butting against one side of this fireplace, is an oven with round-headed, stone-framed opening; the opening is recessed slightly, and there is a flue above the space left in front of it. The left-hand room formerly contained a staircase (information from the owner). C19 roof timbers. This could well have originated as a detached kitchen, and as such is a rare survival.
Date: 1986
Listing NGR: SX7147175597

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109642 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV112860Part of: Great Dunstone Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV29823Related to: Farmhouse at Great Dunstone (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2015 10:11AM