HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV107787
Name:Lower Whiddon Farmstead, Ashburton

Summary

'Lower Whiddon' farmstead shown on early 20th century map and as part of 'Whiddon' on 19th century maps. Documentary evidence suggests its existence in the early 16th century but it may be older.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 762 725
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 (XV to XVI - 1450 AD? to 1504 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Lower Whiddon' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as an L-shaped building with several small buildings within an enclosure to the south-west of 'Whiddon'.


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

Two groups of buildings shown on 19th century map on the south side of the road at 'Whiddon'.


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


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 465 (Monograph). SDV337894.

'Whiddon' is 'Wheddoune' in 1504.


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

Lower Whiddon 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).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #67184 ]
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. 465.
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. Lower Whiddon.

Associated Monuments

MDV107786Related to: Higher Whiddon, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2014 12:40PM