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HER Number:MDV107605
Name:Lower Headborough Farmstead

Summary

Lower Headborough farmstead shown on 19th century maps. Documentary evidence suggest its origins date back to at least the late 16th century, although it may be older than this.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 751 703
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVI - 1550 AD? to 1599 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Lower Headboro' shown on 19th century Tithe Map.


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

Lower Headborough farmstead shown on 19th century map as a group of building around an irregular shaped yard with a further building to the east all on the north side of the road.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 464 (Monograph). SDV337894.

'Headborough' is 'Hedbury' in 1599 and 1603 (Transactions of the Devonshire Association).


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

Lower Headborough farmstead shown on 19th Tithe Map.


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

Buildings present on modern mapping.

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. 464.
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: #67027 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77080Related to: Higher Headborough, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV90468Related to: Linhay 20 metres north-west of Higher Headborough Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2014 9:22AM