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HER Number:MDV108552
Name:Higher Sigford Farmstead, Ilsington

Summary

Higher Sigford farmstead shown on 19th century maps with Sigford being mentioned from 1086

Location

Grid Reference:SX 781 744
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

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 as a goup of five buildings around an irregular shaped yard to the west of the road. The Apportionment for 'Higher Sigford' lists Field Number 1142 as 'Farm House &c'.


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

Higher Sigford shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard.


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

Higher Sigford farmstead shown on early 20th century map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 477 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Sigford and Higher Sigford are mentioned as 'Sigeforda' in 1086, 'Sygedord' in 1242, 'Siggeford' in 1281, 'Syggeford' in 1356 and 'Ouerasigeford' in 1408. the last reference is to 'Over' or 'Higher' Sigford.


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

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: #67909 ]
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. 477.
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 Sigford.

Associated Monuments

MDV72675Parent of: Farmhouse at Higher Sigford, Ilsington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 14 2016 10:20AM