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HER Number:MDV107880
Name:Owlacombe Farmstead, Ashburton

Summary

Owlacombe farmstead shown on 19th century maps and mentioned from the 13th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 766 731
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.

'Owlicombe' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as three or four separate buildings.


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

'Owlacombe Cottages' shown on 19th century map as a row of three or four small adjoining buildings with further buildings to the west.


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

'Owlacombe Farm' shown on early 20th century map as a group of adjoining buildings around a small square yard with three buildings to the west and a small rectangular building to the south-east.


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

Owlacombe was mentioned as 'Hulecomb' and separately as 'Ulecumbe' in 1244.


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

Owlacombe shown on 19th century map.


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

Owlacombe Farm 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). [Mapped feature: #67275 ]
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. 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. Owlacombe.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV8190Related to: Owlacombe Mine, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV16981Related to: Stormsdown Mine, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 3:24PM