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HER Number:MDV106983
Name:Heckwood Farm, Whitchurch

Summary

Farm dates to at least the 15th century, based on documentary sources. Also known as 'Hikewode' in the past. The layout of the buildings remains much the same as it's depiction on the Tithe Map.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 541 732
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIV to XV - 1400 AD to 1408 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Heckwood is depicted on the Tithe map (746 on Apportionment; Houses and yard).


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 249 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Heckwood is 'Hikewode' in the 1408 Assize Rolls.


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

Included on list. No further detail provided.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping, the layout is pretty much the same as the 1840s Tithe Map depiction and later historic maps.

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. 249.
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.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66500 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV100808Parent of: Barn and attached stable, Heckwood Farm, Whitchurch (Building)
MDV100807Parent of: Heckwood farmhouse, Whitchurch (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 9 2014 2:15PM