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HER Number:MDV108153
Name:Elford Town Farm, Buckland Monachorum

Summary

Elford Town Farm was called 'Yelverton' in the 19th century and is possibly associated with the 'Elleford' mentioned in the 13th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 521 669
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XII to XIX - 1200 AD to 1899 AD)

Full description

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

Farmstead shown on 19th century Tithe Map as T-shaped building with a rectangular building adjoining to the south and two buildings on either side of a small rectangular enclosure to the west. The Apportionment lists it as 'Lower Elford Town Farm'.


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

'Yelverton' shown on 19th century map as two groups of buildings on the east and west sides of an irregular shaped yard.


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

'Elford Town Farm' shown on early 20th century map. Some of the western group of buildings are no longer present.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 225-6 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Yelverton is mentioned as 'Elleford' and 'Ellefordlak' in 1291 and 'Elverton' in 1765. 'Yelverton' is the dialectal form adopted by the Great Western Railway when the station was built in 1859.


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

Elford Town farmstead.


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

Elford Town Farm shown on modern mapping. Map object adjusted to this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 225-6.
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: #67540 ]
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. Elford Town.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV80039Parent of: Elford Town Farmhouse (Building)
MDV108149Related to: Elfordtown Farmstead, Buckland Monachorum (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2015 3:38PM