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HER Number:MDV107875
Name:Knowle Farmstead, Ashburton

Summary

Knowle farmstead shown on 19th century map and mentioned as the home of John atte Knolle in 1356. Shown as 'Peartree' on the 19th century Tithe Map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 747 695
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 (First mentioned, XIII to XIX - 1300 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Small farmstead shown as 'Peartree' on 19th century Tithe Map.


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

Knowle shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around a small yard to the west of the road.


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

Knowle shown on early 20th century map.


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

'Knowle' was the home of John atte Knolle in 1356.


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

Knowle shown on 19th century maps. Was previously called 'Peartree'.


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

Knowle shown on modern mapping.

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).
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. Knowle.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 3:23PM