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HER Number:MDV108563
Name:Lower Sigford Farmstead, Ilsington

Summary

Lower Sigford farmstead shown on 19th century maps with Sigford being mentioned from the 11th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 779 739
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 group of six or seven buildings around an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Sigford Estate' lists Field Number 1103 as 'Farm House &c' and Field Number 1102 as 'Garden'.


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

Lower Sigford shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard to the east of Sigford Bridge.


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

Sigford was mentioned as 'Sigeforda' in 1086, 'Sygeford' in 1242, 'Siggeford' in 1281, 'Syggeford' in 1356 and 'Ouerasigford in 1408. The last reference is to 'Over' or 'Higher' Sigford.


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

Lower Sigford farmstead shown on 19th century map.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #67920 ]
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. Lower Sigford.

Associated Monuments

MDV15728Part of: Sigford Settlement, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 2 2015 10:32AM