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HER Number:MDV107700
Name:Farmstead at north-west end of Caton Settlement, Ashburton


Farmstead shown on 19th century maps at the north-west end of the settlement at Caton. May date to the early-mid 14th century; see related record (MDV107698).


Grid Reference:SX 781 719
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of a medieval to post-medieval field system around Caton, partially preserved in the surviving field layout

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.

Group of buildings shown on 19th century Tithe Map on the north and south sides of a yard on the west side of the road.

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

Group of buildings shown on 19th century map around an L-shaped yard at the north-west end of the settlement of Caton.

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

Caton shown on 19th century map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #67120 ]
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. Caton.

Associated Monuments

MDV107697Part of: Caton Settlement north of Caton Cross, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV107698Related to: Caton Farmstead, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV107701Related to: Farmstead at the north-east end of Caton Settlement, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV107703Related to: Farmstead at the southern end of Caton Settlement, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV107699Related to: Farmstead north of 'Caton Farmstead', Ashburton (Monument)
MDV107702Related to: Farmstead on the east side of Caton Settlement, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 24 2015 3:52PM