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HER Number:MDV14151
Name:Babyland Deserted Farmstead north-east of Routrundle, Walkhampton

Summary

Remains of a cottage and associated outbuildings and enclosures. Possibly the forerunner of Routrundle Farm. Recorded as Babyland and Newtake on the Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 551 718
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/161

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 02/07/1964, F62/58/6399, F6258 RAF/6399 044-5 (Aerial Photograph). SDV272301.


Royal Air Force, 11/06/1947, RAF/CPE/UK/2149, 4442 (Aerial Photograph). SDV282746.


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

Recorded as Babyland and Newtake on the Tithe Map and Apportionment.


Royal Air Force, 1961, 58/4424, F44.165 (Aerial Photograph). SDV280247.


Linehan, C. D., 1966, Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon, 124-5, table 2 (Article in Serial). SDV307246.

Routroundle. Deserted farm site. Two buildings showing late development; associated enclosures.


Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 112 (Un-published). SDV150434.

Site visit 16th January 1967. Turfed over ruin in field north-west of present routrundle. Cottage with croft and outbuildings. Probably the previous site of the modern Routrundle Farm.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Visible and recorded.


Gerrard, S., 2000-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

Considered under the Monument Protection Programme but not recommended for scheduling.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Extensive remains of buildings visible on aerial photo.


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

Babyland is included on list. No further information provided.


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

Ruined site depicted. Map object based on this source.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Unknown, SX57SE69 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV254268.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 2000-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown.
  • Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript. 112.
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Unknown. SX57SE69. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 02/07/1964. F62/58/6399. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Unknown. F6258 RAF/6399 044-5.
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 11/06/1947. RAF/CPE/UK/2149. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 4442.
  • Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1961. 58/4424. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). F44.165.
  • Article in Serial: Linehan, C. D.. 1966. Deserted Sites and Rabbit-Warrens on Dartmoor, Devon. Medieval Archaeology. 10. Digital. 124-5, table 2.
  • Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
  • Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
  • Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV12827Related to: Routrundle Farmstead, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV28495Related to: Worked stone at Routrundle Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2015 1:48PM