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HER Number:MDV9382
Name:Ramsacre Linhay, Teign Village, Hennock


Ramsacre Linhay shown on 19th century maps to the north of Brandiron Cross


Grid Reference:SX 834 810
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHennock
Ecclesiastical ParishHENNOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/39

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Rectangular building shown in red on 19th century Tithe Map suggeating habitation. The buildings is in a subdivided irregular shaped enclosure. A small rectangular building is shown to the north-east. The Apportionment for 'Longlands Farm' lists Field Number 726 as 'House, Yard &c' and Field Number 725 as 'Garden'. Two fields to the north are listed under 'Part of Town Farm'. Field number 727 is listed as 'Higher Rams Acre' and Field Number 728 as 'Lower Rams Acre'.

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

'Ramsacre Linhay' shown on 19th century map as a trapizoid shaped building in a lozenge shaped enclosure on the south side of the road to the north of Brandiron Cross. A possible rectangular structure is outlined to the north-east.

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

Possible rectangular feature shown on the north side of a field boundary to the north-east of the former linhay.

Alcock, N. W., 1963, Devonshire Linhays: A Vernacular Tradition, 128, Figure 1 (Article in Serial). SDV274690.

Teign Village. Linhay of unusual type, probably late. Type T. Timber posts, details of construction not examined.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Teign Village isolated linhay (Un-published). SDV352501.

Teign Village isolated linhay.

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

Modern maps shows 'Brandiron Farm' at this location.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV274690Article in Serial: Alcock, N. W.. 1963. Devonshire Linhays: A Vernacular Tradition. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 95. A4 Stapled + Digital. 128, Figure 1.
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). [Mapped feature: #109703 ]
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Teign Village isolated linhay.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2014 9:47AM