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HER Number:MDV108366
Name:Upperton Farmstead, Dunsford


Upperton farmstead shown on 19th century maps as two units which according to the Tithe Map Apportionment belonged to the same family


Grid Reference:SX 797 900
Map Sheet:SX79SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDunsford
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNSFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Farmstead shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment lists the southern group of buildings as 'West Upperton' with Field Numbers 396 and 397 as 'Farmhouse and Yard' and 'Garden'. The northern group of buildings are listed in the Apportionment as 'South or Gregory's Upperton' with Field Number 428 as 'Linhay and Yard'. The two units are owned and occupied by the same family.

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

Upperton farmstead shown on 19th century map as two groups of buildings. The western group includes five separate buildings and an irregular shaped yard. The north-eastern group includes a U-shaped range around an irregular shaped yard with small buildings to the east and south. A well is shown as 'W' to the south of the north-eastern group.

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

Upperton shown on early 20th century map.

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

Upperton farmstead shown on Tithe 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: #67744 ]
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. Upperton.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 7 2014 11:51AM