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HER Number:MDV102937
Name:Burham Farm, Walkhampton

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the late 14th century, based on documentary evidence. Depicted on historic mapping, the Tithe Map shows a simple arrangement of three buildings, although this expanded in the late 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 538 695
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIV - 1350 AD to 1377 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Burham is depicted on the Tithe Map; 152-157 on the Walkhampton apportionment. Farm consists of three buildings; two arranged around the west and north-east side of the courtyard and one in the centre of the yard.


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

Burham marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map comprising a central farmhouse and garden with farm buildings ranged around the outside including a barn with a horse engine house on the north-west side.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 244 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Burham is referred to as 'la Burghen' and 'atte Burghen' in 1377.


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

Included on list. No further details provided.


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

The modern map shows the layout of the farm largely matches the late 19th century depiction, with one or two additional buildings.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 244.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #62440 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 3:20PM