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HER Number:MDV108375
Name:Higher Bowden Farmstead, Hennock

Summary

Higher Bowden farmstead shown on 19th century maps. 'Bowden' was mentioned from the 13th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 817 805
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHennock
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHENNOCK

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.

Higher Bowden farmstead shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a group of adjoining buildings around a small rectangular yard with access in the south-east corner. The Apportionment lists Field Number 1042 as 'House and Yard' and Field Number 1041 to the south as 'Farm Garden'.


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

Higher Bowden shown on 19th century map as a group of adjoining buildings on the west side of the road.


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

A large irregular shaped building had been added to the south-west of Higher Bowden by the early 20th century along with several other buildings mainly on the south side of the earlier farmstead.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 472 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Bowden was mentioned as 'Boudon' in 1238 and 'Boghedon' in 1331. This document does not distinguish between Higher and Lower Bowden.


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

Higher Bowden farmstead.

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). [Mapped feature: #67753 ]
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. 472.
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. Higher Bowden.

Associated Monuments

MDV78122Related to: Lower Bowden farmstead, Hennock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 11 2017 12:00AM