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HER Number:MDV107877
Name:Lower Brownswell Farmstead, Ashburton

Summary

Lower Brownswell farmstead shown on 19th century maps with Brownswell being mentioned from the 13th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 763 719
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 (First mentioned, XII to XIII - 1200 AD to 1299 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Brownswell' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as two complexes to the west and to the east of the road.


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

Lower Brownswell shown on 19th century map as three separate buildings with three springs shown as 'S' to the east.


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

Lower Brownswell shown on early 20th century as three separate long rectangular buildings and a small rectangular building with one 'Spring' shown to the east.


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

Brownswell was mentioned as 'Bruneswell' in 1238 and 'Bruneswyll' in 1244.


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

Lower Brownswell 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: #67272 ]
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. Lower Brownswell.

Associated Monuments

MDV8220Parent of: Lower Brownswell farmhouse, Ashburton (Building)
MDV107779Related to: Higher Brownswell Farmstead, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 3:24PM