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HER Number:MDV97606
Name:Farm building east of Northcombe Farmhouse, Bovey Tracey


Late 17th or early 18th century farm building, east of the farmhouse at Northcombe. Two-storeyed with stone in ground storey and cob above. Roof hipped on south and half-hipped on north; some thatching spars survive.


Grid Reference:SX 806 802
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (Constructed, XVII to XVIII - 1650 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1317473 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

2/21 Group of 3 farm buildings about - 15 metres east of Northcombe Farm-GV II
Group of 3 detached farm buildings lying respectively on the north, east and south sides of the farmyard. East and south buildings are probably late C17 or early C18; north building may be later. Stone rubble and cob. Corrugated iron roofs.
East buildings is 2-storeyed with stone in ground storey and cob above. Roof hipped on south and half-hipped on north; some thatching spars survive. Roof- trusses are very like those in barn. At north end of front wall, upper storey has 2 early wooden windows, each of 2 lights with mullions moulded on the inside and diagonally-set vertical bars dividing the lights. South end, formerly a stable, has old plank door on wrought-iron strap-hinges. Inside, the upper floor-beams are chamfered, with run-out stops. The buildings make a good group with the adjacent farmhouse (q.v.) on west.
Listing NGR: SX8066380292

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110187 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1317473.

Associated Monuments

MDV76986Part of: Northcombe farmstead, Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV92242Related to: Barn south-east of Farmhouse at Northcombe, Bovey Tracey (Building)
MDV37287Related to: Farm building north-east of farmhouse at Northcombe, Bovey Tracey (Building)
MDV37288Related to: Northcombe Farmhouse, Bovey Tracey (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 7 2014 12:11PM