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HER Number:MDV107103
Name:Ley, Shobrooke


Ley is depicted on the Tithe Map but was completely demolished in later 19th century when Shobrooke Park was extended southwards.


Grid Reference:SS 853 008
Map Sheet:SS80SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShobrooke
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHOBROOKE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Demolished, XIX - 1842 AD to 1889 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Ley marked, comprising several ranges of buildings, including one very long long range across the southern side of the farm yard, with orchards to the north and south. Recorded as House and Courtlage on the apportionment with Richard Hippisley Tuckfield as landowner/occupier.

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

Ley not shown.

Nicholas Pearson Associates, Sept 2013, Shobrooke Park, Parkland Plan, 31, 39, 40, 45 Fig. 6 (Report - Survey). SDV352483.

Ley is documented in 1687 and 1690. Not shown on Donn's map of 1765 but is marked as Leigh on the Ordnance Surveyors drawing of 1807. Marked as Old Fulford on Greenwood's map of 1827. Its demolition and conversion to parkland are just one of the many changes to the landscape recorded on the 1889 first edition Ordnance Survey map since the 1842 Tithe 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.
SDV352483Report - Survey: Nicholas Pearson Associates. Sept 2013. Shobrooke Park, Parkland Plan. Nicholas Pearson Associates Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 31, 39, 40, 45 Fig. 6.

Associated Monuments

MDV32594Related to: Shobrooke Park (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 29 2014 9:40AM