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HER Number:MDV107001
Name:Brinsabach Farm, Brentor

Summary

Farm dates to at least the 15th century, based on documentary sources. Also known as 'Brinsabatch', 'Bremysbatch', 'Brymmysbatch' and 'Brensabech' in the past. A number of alterations have taken place to this farm, mostly in the period between 1950 and 1999, when a number of modern buildings were added to the west of the site.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 482 797
Map Sheet:SX47NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBrentor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRENTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XV - 1450 AD? to 1488 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on Tithe Map; 10 on Brentor Apportionment. Dwelling at the north of the sites, three other buildings to the west and east of the yard, one very small.


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

Brinsabatch Farm layout appears largely the same as Tithe Map depiction but all other buildings appear to be replacements.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Brinsabatch is depicted on map. Early 20th century map shows more changes to the farm buildings on the southern side of the site.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 213 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Brinsabatch is 'Bremysbatch', 'Brymmysbatch' and 'Brensabech' in documentary sources dating to 1488 and 1670. Possibly meaning 'Breme's stream'.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Aerial shows only one new building directly to the north-west of the farmhouse.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Most of the modern buildings visible to the west of the farm in this aerial photograph.


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 depiction of 'Brinsabach' shows a whole range of modern buildings added to the western side of the farm.

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. 213.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). 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.

Associated Monuments

MDV100901Parent of: Brinsabach Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding, Brentor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 13 2014 2:35PM