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HER Number:MDV104812
Name:Plantation at Grendon Farm and Cator Common, Widecombe

Summary

Corridors of mixed broadleaf and conifer plantation at Grendon Farm and extending onto Cator Common. Coincides with the conversion of Grendon Farm to produce wheat in the mid-late 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 776
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PLANTATION (XIX - 1848 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Not depicted on the Tithe Map so post-date 1848.


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

Corridors of mixed broadleaf and conifer plantation depicted at Grendon Farm and extending onto Cator Common. Coincides with the conversion of Grendon Farm to produce wheat in the mid-late 19th century.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.

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.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64279 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV123119Related to: Boundary stone by Sousson's Plantation (Monument)
MDV104813Related to: Field system at Grendon Farm, Widecombe (Monument)
MDV29848Related to: Grendon Farmstead, Widecombe-in-the-Moor (Monument)
MDV6008Related to: Ring Cairn on Cator Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 1:47PM