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HER Number:MDV109791
Name:West Wyke farm, South Tawton

Summary

Also known as West Week, the farmstead dates back to medieval times and the farmhouse is a former manor house. Most of the buildings shown on the Tithe Map are still in existence in some form.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 656 926
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

West Week is depicted on the Tithe Map, including a house and yard to the north of the road and a kennels to the north-east of the main group of buildings.


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

'West Week. Remains of a Mansion' depicted on the late 19th century historic map. Largely the same as the Tithe Map, although the kennels building appears to have gone by this time.


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

As late 19th century historic map.


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

Included on list. No further detail provided.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

West Wyke is depicted on the modern mapping.

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).
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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #69261 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33547Parent of: Barn 2.5 metres north of West Week farmhouse, South Tawton (Building)
MDV33548Parent of: Barn south-east of West Wyke Farmhouse, South Tawton (Building)
MDV80848Parent of: Garden Walls and Gateway at West Wyke Farmstead (Monument)
MDV33546Parent of: Linhays adjoining south-west of West Week farmhouse, South Tawton (Building)
MDV6954Parent of: West Wyke Farmhouse, South Tawton (Building)
MDV6952Related to: Cross 25 metres north-east of West Week farmhouse, South Tawton (Monument)
MDV6953Related to: Cross fragment 25 metres north-east of West Week farmhouse, South Tawton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 1:29PM