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HER Number:MDV107790
Name:Hooks Farmstead, Ashburton

Summary

Hooks farmstead shown on 19th century maps. Documentary evidence suggests the site may date to as early as the mid-14th century, and a later 18th century reference also exists.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 776 736
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 (XIV to XVIII - 1340 AD to 1788 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Hooks' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a small group of buildings in two long narrow enclosures on the south side of the road.


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

'Hooks' shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard on the south side of the road.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 464-5 (Monograph). SDV337894.

'Hooks' is 'Hooke' in 1788 (Recovery Rolls) and was the home of Mathew atte Hoke (1340 Subsidy Rolls).


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

Hooks shown on 19th century map


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

'Hooks Farm' shown 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). [Mapped feature: #67187 ]
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. 464-5.
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. Hooks.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV76971Related to: Oxenham farmstead, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 12 2014 2:28PM