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HER Number:MDV107132
Name:Higher Corndon Farm, Chagford


Historic farmstead, that may date to as early as the 13th century, based on documentary evidence. Known as 'Middle Corndon' in the past. Depicted on the Tithe Map, the layout of the farm is still largely the same as the 19th century depiction.


Grid Reference:SX 691 852
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIII - 1289 AD to 1289 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map as 'Middle Corndon', 1704 on Chagford apportionment; (House, offices).

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

By the late 19th century depiction, this farmstead is recorded as 'Higher Corndon'. Layout is largely the same as the Tithe Map depiction.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 426 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Corndon is 'Corndoune' in the 1289 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.

The modern depiction of Higher Corndon Farm is largely unchanged from the Tithe Map and late 19th century depictions.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 426.
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: #66656 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33229Parent of: Longhouse north of Higher Corndon Farmhouse, Chagford (Building)
MDV22803Related to: Letterbox (Monument)
MDV77196Related to: Lower Corndon Farm, Chagford (Monument)
MDV77269Related to: Western Corndon, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 3 2014 3:47PM