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HER Number:MDV107776
Name:Gages Farmstead, Ashburton

Summary

'Gages' farmstead shown on 19th century maps. Documentary evidence records it in the early 15th century, but it may be older.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 746 688
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIV - 1301 AD to 1400 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Gages' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a group of six buildings of varying sizes on the east side of the road.


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

'Gages' shown on 19th century map as a group of four buildings with three small enclosures. A pump shown as 'P' is in the eastern enclosure.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Gages' shown on early 20th century map as a large L-shaped group of farm buildings to the east of the farmhouse with a small building to the south-west.


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

'Gages' is 'Gades' in 1413.


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

'Gages' shown on 19th century map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #67180 ]
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. Gages.

Associated Monuments

MDV92776Related to: Gage's Farm House, Buckfast Road, Ashburton (Building)
MDV7844Related to: Gages Mill, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 12 2014 2:16PM