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HER Number:MDV107348
Name:Whitestone farm, Mary Tavy

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the mid-17th century, although may be older. The farmhouse dates to this period. Depicted on the Tithe Map as 'Whitsun'. Layout of the farm has not changed much in modern times.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 507 785
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARY TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVI to XVII - 1600 AD? to 1650 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map; a simple farmstead consisting of a small farmhouse located on the north of the yard, with adjoining building to the east and one detached building on the south of the yard. Recorded as ''Whitsun' on the Mary Tavy apportionment.


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

Some changes to the farm indicated on the late 19th century historic map. The farmhouse has been altered and there are a number of new buildings shown on the southern side of the farm.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 202 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Documentary reference to Whitestone dating to 1651.


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

Included on list, no further information provided.


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

Layout of the farm is largely the same as the late 19th century historic map, with two modern buildings added at the very south 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. 202.
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: #66826 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV100833Parent of: Whitestone Farmhouse, Mary Tavy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 21 2014 2:46PM