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HER Number:MDV108016
Name:Whisselwell Farmstead, Bovey Tracey

Summary

Whisselwell farmstead shown on 19th century map as 'Whistlewell' and mentioned from the 14th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 793 775
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIII to XIX - 1300 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Whisselwell shown on 19th century Tithe Map is a similar configuration to later maps.


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

Shown as 'Whistlewell' on 19th century map and consisting of a large number of mainly adjoining buildings around a small irregular shaped yard.


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

'Whistlewell' shown on early 20th century map with the addition of two rectangular buildings to the south-west. There are three small buildings on the west side of the orchard to the north.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 468 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Whisselwell was mentioned as 'Whyslewylle' from 1395-1419, as 'Whiselwille' in 1596 and 'Whisselwell' in 1667.


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

Whisselwell 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). [Mapped feature: #67407 ]
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. 468.
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. Whisselwell.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 3:27PM