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HER Number:MDV109777
Name:Pethybridge Farmstead, Lustleigh


Pethybridge farmstead shown on 19th century maps at the centre of the later village. The Tithe Map Apportionment lists the buildings as three 'Cot Houses' with 'Courtlage' and 'Gardens'. Pethybridge was mentioned from the 14th century


Grid Reference:SX 780 810
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

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.

'Petherbridge' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as three or four buildings with several small enclosures. The Apportionment for 'Part of Petherbridge Estate' lists Field Number 656 as '3 Cot Houses, Courtlage & c' and Field Number 652, 655 and 657 as 'Garden'. It seems that this part of 'Petherbridge Estate' was a small hamlet rather than a farmstead at this time.

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

Pethybridge famstead shown on 19th century map as a group of five buildings around an irregular shaped yard with two small enclosures to the north.

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

'Pethybridge' farmstead shown on early 20th century map to the west of 'The Crags'.

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

Pethybridge was mentioned as 'Pidebrigg' in 1318, 'Pydebrugg' in 1330 and 'Pythebrygge' in 1443.

White, P., 2013, Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads, Moorlands Barn & Pethybridge farmhouse (Un-published). SDV352501.

Moorlands Barn and Pethybridge farmhouse listed.

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: #69246 ]
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.
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. Moorlands Barn & Pethybridge farmhouse.

Associated Monuments

MDV37938Parent of: Dartmoor Cottage, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV37939Parent of: Moorlands, Lustleigh (Building)
MDV37940Parent of: Pethybridge Cottage, Lustleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 12:19PM