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HER Number:MDV108977
Name:Shoptor deserted farmstead, Sampford Spiney

Summary

Homestead is depicted on the Tithe Map and later historic maps although appears to have fallen out of use in the late 19th / early 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 533 727
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSampford Spiney
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD SPINEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOMESTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The Tithe Map shows Shoptor; 369 on the Sampford Spiney apportionment (house and courtlage). There is one structure depicted (the dwelling), with a number of enclosures/yards/gardens surrounding.


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

The late 19th century historic map shows the layout has not changed much since the Tithe Map depiction, although the dwelling looks to have been altered / enlarged slightly.


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

Farmstead is still depicted on the early 20th century historic mapping, but it looks to be falling out of use and the dwelling is not shaded on the map, as per the usual styling.


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

Included in list. No further detail provided.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

The modern map shows vague remains of the farm layout. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
  • Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV30242Related to: Eastontown farmhouse, Sampford Spiney (Building)
MDV77952Related to: Gees Farm, Sampford Spiney (Monument)
MDV25907Related to: Grimstone and Sortridge Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2015 2:28PM