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HER Number:MDV108458
Name:Moorhouse Farmstead, Hennock

Summary

Moorhouse farmstead shown on 19th century maps and possibly mentioned in the 14th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 809 818
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.

Moorhouse farmstead shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a group of five buildings around an irregular shaped yard with a small circular feature to the south of the L-shaped farmhouse.


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

Moorhouse shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard with an irregular shaped enclosure to the south and a 'Well' on the east side.


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

Moorhouse shown on early 20th century map as a U-shaped range of buildings with two adjoining buildings to the south and a small building to the west.


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

Moorhouse was probaby the home of 'Matilda atte More' mentioned in 1330.


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

Moorhouse farmstead shown on 19th century map.


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

Most of the buildings shown on modern mapping at Moorhouse farm are to the north of the earlier buildings.

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: #67828 ]
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. Moorhouse.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 14 2014 2:52PM