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HER Number:MDV108244
Name:Bigport Farmstead, Dunsford

Summary

Bigport farmstead shown on 19th century maps and mentioned from the 12th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 790 898
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDunsford
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XI to XII - 1100 AD to 1175 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Bigport shown on 19th century Tithe Map as three detached buildings with orchards to the north. east and south. The Apportionment for Bigport lists Field Number 218 as 'Farm, House and Yard' and Field Number 219 to the east as 'Garden'.


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

Bigport shown on 19th century map as several groups of buildings around two irregular shaped yards with a pump shown as 'P' in the north-eastern yard.


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

Bigport shown on early 20th century map. There appears to be a horse engine attached to the east side of a building on the west side of the western yard.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 434 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Bigport is mentioned as 'Bicport' in 1175 and as'Bykeport' in 1330.


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

Bigport farmstead 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: #67625 ]
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. 434.
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. Bigport.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 3:39PM