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HER Number:MDV103838
Name:Ford, Thorverton


Site of a former farm or hamlet comprising a group of some 5 buildings recorded as houses and gardens on the Tithe Map and Apportionment. The site is named as Ford on the 1880s-1890s Ordnance Survey map although all but possibly one of the buildings had gone by this time.


Grid Reference:SS 925 029
Map Sheet:SS90SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishThorverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHORVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (Pre 1900, Unknown date)

Full description

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

Group of some 5 buildings buildings shown on Tithe Map. They are recorded as houses and gardens on the Apportionment.

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

Site marked as Ford. None of the buildings recorded on the Tithe Map, however, are depicted on the 1880-1890s Ordnance Survey map except possibly for that orientated east-west at the northern end of the settlement adjacent to Ford Hill although a couple of additional small buildings attached to a paddock are shown.

Sources / Further Reading

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.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 17 2013 11:38AM