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HER Number:MDV107907
Name:East Bowden (Higher Halstock) Farm, Okehampton Hamlets

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the 17th/18th century, based on the farmhouse remains, but may be older. Depicted on the Tithe Map, the layout of this small farm has changed little since the early 19th century. Unoccupied at the time of listing (1987).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 605 927
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: 19th century or earlier farm buildings at East Bowden or Higher Halstock Farm, which dates to at least the 17th century

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SMALLHOLDING (XVII - 1650 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farmstead is depicted on the Tithe Map. Only two buildings shown, one with a small extension on the side. Number is indistinct.


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

Pair of buildings shown on the late 19th century historic map.


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

Farmhouse has been extended to the south-east by this time.


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

Included in list. No further detail provided.


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

Modern map shows the farm unchanged from the early 20th century historic 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).
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.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #67298 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33449Parent of: East Bowden or Higher Halstock, Okehampton Hamlets (Building)
MDV39443Related to: Enclosure 130 metres east of Higher Halstock (Monument)
MDV107584Related to: Halstock Farm, Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)
MDV13054Related to: Medieval site, East Bowden (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2016 10:15AM