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HER Number:MDV9828
Name:Combe Cellars


'Combe Cellars' & 'Ferry Boat Inn' on the south bank of the river


Grid Reference:SX 901 723
Map Sheet:SX97SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHaccombe with Combe
Ecclesiastical ParishCOMBEINTEIGNHEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97SW/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • INN (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Swete, R. J. (Revd), Romansleigh, 564M/10/87 (Illustration). SDV319564.

Illustration of 'Coombe Cellars' by Swete in Devon Record Office.

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Combe Cellars' are shown on OS 25" (1880s) as a group of buildings on a triangular peninsula on the south bank of the River Teign. 'Ferry Boat Inn' appears to refer to the most westerly building of this group.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, Untitled Source, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV124124.

The eastern group of three adjoining buildings is shown on OS 25" (1905) map as 'Coombe Cellars' & 'Ferry Boat Inn' as a long rectangular building to the west.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 101SW, OS 6" 110SW (Cartographic). SDV290465.

Shown as 'Ferry Boat Inn' on OS 6" (1906) map.

Sheldon, L., 1937, Devon Inns, 375 (Article in Serial). SDV10197.

'Coombe Cellars' on west bank of river. Great resort of smugglers. Inn thatched. Rebuilt recently and now an ugly red tiled building.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10197Article in Serial: Sheldon, L.. 1937. Devon Inns. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 69. A5 Hardback. 375.
SDV124124Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 25". OS 25".
SDV290465Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 101SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper). OS 6" 110SW.
SDV319564Illustration: Swete, R. J. (Revd). Romansleigh. DRO 564M/10/87. 564M/10/87.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25". OS 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV16459Related to: SETTLEMENT in the Parish of Haccombe with Combe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 3 2006 1:52PM