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HER Number:MDV109936
Name:Freeland Settlement, Manaton


Freeland settlement shown on 19th century maps and also shown as 'Wrayland' in the later 19th century


Grid Reference:SX 756 808
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SETTLEMENT (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

'Freeland' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a group of scattered buildings and small enclosures to the east of the road. The Apportionment for 'Freeland' lists Field Number 750 as 'House, Blacksmiths, Shop & Gardens'.

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

'Wrayland' shown on 19th century map as a large settlement to the east of the road. The buildings are located around several yards and surrounded by several small enclosures. A pump is shown as 'P' to the east of the settlement.

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

Settlement shown as 'Freeland' on early 20th century map. A 'Smithy' is shown to the south.

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

Site of remnant farmstead shown on Tithe Map.

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: #69396 ]
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. Freeland.

Associated Monuments

MDV34419Parent of: 1 and 2 Freeland Cottages, Manaton (Building)
MDV34418Parent of: 3 Freelands Cottage, Manaton (Building)
MDV41426Related to: Smithy adjacent to Torlands, Manaton (Building)
MDV109952Related to: Water Settlement, Manaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2018 3:59PM