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HER Number:MDV103979
Name:Singmore Farm formerly Singmore Cottages, Highweek, Newton Abbot


Singmore is recorded as a group of four cottages on the 1840 Tithe Map and Apportionment with attached courts and gardens. Only the two southernmost cottages are depicted on the 1880s-1890s Ordnance Survey map at which time they were known Singmore Cottages. Now called Singmore Farm.


Grid Reference:SX 829 738
Map Sheet:SX87SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (Built, Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Singmore is included within the landholding of Higher Staple Hill on the 1840 Tithe Map and Apportionment. At this time it comprised a group of cottages with adjoining court and garden (Plots 24-28) with Sing Moor Orchard (30) to the south.

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

Singmore Cottages marked. Only two cottages are depicted, the northernmost rwo of cottages appear to have been demolished.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Marked as Singmore Farm on modern mapping. A new building(s) is shown in the northern part of the site close to the site of the demolished cottages depicted on the Tithe Map.

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. [Mapped feature: #63467 ]
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 27 2021 1:44PM