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HER Number:MDV108516
Name:Combe Farmstead, Ilsington


Combe farmstead shown on 19th century maps to the west of the road. The Tithe Map Apportionment lists it as 'Coombe'


Grid Reference:SX 788 740
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIX - 1850 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Large irregular shaped buiding shown on 19th century Tithe Map with a rectangular building adjoining to the north and a rectangular building on the south side of the track to the south. Another rectangular building is shown to the west with what appears to be a horse engine building attached to the south-west corner. The Apportionment for 'Coombe and Claws' lists Field Number 1029 as 'Farm House & c' and Field Number 1030 as 'Garden'. The field with the barn to the west is Field Number 1043 described as 'Barn Field'.

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

Combe shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings and small enclosures with a track to the west and roads to the east. A pump is shown as 'P' on the north side of the buildings,

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

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

Coombe farmstead shown on 19th century map.

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

Combe farmstaed shown on modern mapping with some buildings remaining from the 19th century maps. Map object adjusted to this source.

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: #67875 ]
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. Coombe.
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 21 2014 2:21PM