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HER Number:MDV107521
Name:Lower Lake farm, Meavy

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, although may be earlier (Lake to the north has documentary references dating to the late 13th century).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 532 678
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 (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Just named 'Lake' on the Tithe Map (as is the settlement to the north. 62 on the Meavy apportionment: 'House, outhouses, court and garden'. House to the north of the farm, with three scattered buildings on the western side of the yard.


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

Unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction, except the farm is now labelled as 'Lower Lake'.


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 modern buildings added at Lower Lake, although the main buildings remain largely the same.

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.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #66955 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV76849Related to: Lake farmstead, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV77831Related to: Middle Lake farm, Meavy (Monument)
MDV77834Related to: South Lake farm, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 12 2014 3:15PM