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HER Number:MDV107518
Name:Goodameavy Barton

Summary

Estate dates to at least the early-mid 13th century, based on documnetary sources. Also known as 'Godemewy', 'Gode Meuwy', 'Gode Mewy' 'Good a Mewye.' The probable site of a medieval estate recorded in the Domesday survey as Mewi, one of four mewi's held by Juhel at the time.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 531 646
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))
  • STABLE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map; 751 on the Meavy apportionment: 'Mansion house, stables etc'.

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

The late 19th century map depiction is much the same as the Tithe Map.

Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Roborough (Walchentona) in Early Times, 97,102,108 (Article in Monograph). SDV336618.

The probable site of a medieval estate recorded in the Domesday survey as Mewi, one of four mewi's held by Juhel at the time. The subsequent history of its possession down to 1428 is given. It gave its name to one of ten tithings in the Roborough hundred. A portion of the estate of Cadworthy had been granted to Plympton Priory sometime after 1150.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 229-30 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Goodameavy is 'Godemewy' in 1242. Also known as 'Gode Meuwy', 'Gode Mewy' 'Good a Mewye'.

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

Included on list. No further detail provided.

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

Steinmetzer, M., 2019, Archaeological monitoring and recording at Goodameavy Manor and Barton (Report - Watching Brief). SDV363411.

No deposits, features or dating evidence indicative of archaeological activity was found during watching brief during the construction of a new sewage treatment plant and associated works to the west of the Manor house.

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. 229-30.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336618Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Roborough (Walchentona) in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 97,102,108.
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: #66951 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2369Parent of: Goodameavy House, Goodameavy Barton (Building)
MDV77829Related to: Lower Goodameavy farmstead (Monument)
MDV77917Related to: Willake farmstead, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8212 - Watching brief at Goodameavy Manor (Ref: OA1510)

Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2019 12:10PM