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HER Number:MDV106988
Name:Lower Quarry Farm, Whitchurch

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the 17th century based on the date of the farmhouse, but may be older. Depicted on the mid-19th century Tithe Map.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 519 738
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 (XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tithe map depicts Lower Quarry farm; 509 on Apportionment: House and garden. Two small associated buildings to the west of the farmhouse.


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

Lower Quarry depicted with a number of new buildings / extensions at the western end of the farm. The early 20th century map is much the same.


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

Included on list. No further detail provided.


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

The modern map shows the layout to be generally the same as the late 19th century historic 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.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66505 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30345Parent of: Lower Quarry Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 9 2014 3:25PM