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HER Number:MDV107519
Name:Greenwell farmstead, Meavy

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the late 12th century, although may be earlier. Depictred on the Tithe Map. Also known as 'Grenewell'.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 534 659
Map Sheet:SX56NW
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 (XI to XII - 1100 AD? to 1181 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Greenwell is depicted on the Tithe Map, 611 on the Meavy apportionment: 'Dwelling house, outhouses, courts, mowplot and gardens'. Map shows house in the centre, surrounded by gardens with five scattered buildings bordering the four sides of the yard areas.


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

Some small changes to the buildings as shown on the Tithe Map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 231 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Greenwell is known as 'Grenewell' in a document dating to 1181.


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

Included on list. No further detail provided.


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

A number of the buildings shown on the Tithe Map remain, with several large modern structures to the west 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. 231.
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: #66952 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2308Parent of: Greenwell farmhouse, Meavy (Building)
MDV2336Related to: Greenwell Girt socket stone (Monument)
MDV121664Related to: Socket stone at Greenwell Farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2018 11:47AM