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HER Number:MDV107061
Name:Higher Blackabroom Farm, Bridestowe

Summary

Farmstead may date to the 14th century, based on documentary evidence and is depicted on the Tithe Map. Simple layout with one narrow building, subdivided and a few small outbuildings.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 528 870
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridestowe
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDESTOWE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIV - 1319 AD? to 1399 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Tithe Map depicts Higher Black Broom, 879 on Bridestowe Apportionment, as a narrow rectangular building aligned north-west by south-east, with two small outbuildings to the north-west.


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

By the late 19th century, the main building has definitely been subdivided and a new outbuilding exists; one of the older ones is now gone.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 178 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Blackabroom is 'Blakebrom' (1319, 1412 and 1500).


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 main building in place with the one original out building shown on the Tithe Map also still in existence.

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. 178.
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: #66581 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 20 2014 2:44PM