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HER Number:MDV93281
Name:Garden walls at Lower Hurston Farm, Chagford


Garden walls adjoining the farmhouse to the south at Lower Hurston. Although the house is earlier, the walls and garden appear to have been constructed some time between 1840 - 1889. Listed.


Grid Reference:SX 686 841
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALL (Constructed, XIX - 1840 AD to 1889 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

The Tithe Map of Hurston indicates there was a building extending southwards from the western end of the farmhouse in the mid-19th century, overlying the garden area here, which must have been developed some time later.

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

By the late 1880s, this garden and surrounding walls are depicted on the historic map; the earlier building appears replaced / altered.

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

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

No description of walls appears in the listing.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
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: #109652 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV105122Part of: Lower Hurston Farmstead, Chagford (Monument)
MDV77141Related to: Higher Hurston farmstead, Chagford (Monument)
MDV33218Related to: Lower Hurston farmhouse, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 13 2016 3:51PM