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HER Number:MDV109952
Name:Water Settlement, Manaton


'Water' shown on 19th century maps as a settlement to the south-west of 'Freeland' settlement


Grid Reference:SX 758 807
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.

'Water' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as an extensive group of buildings with many small enclosures. The Apportionment for 'Water' lists Field Number 766 as 'House Garden Court' and Field Number 772 as 'Houses Waste Road'. Field Numbers 761,764 and 774 are listed as 'Garden'.

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

'Water' shown on 19th century map as an extensive group of buildings around several yards with several small enclosures. A 'Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan)' is shown on the south-west side of the settlement.

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

Water shown on the Tithe Map as a mill with 300 acres.

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

The modern map shows that the settlement of 'Water' has extended to the west and joined the settlement of 'Freeland'.

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: #69410 ]
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. Water.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV34421Parent of: 1 Water Cottages, Manaton (Building)
MDV34420Parent of: 2 and 3 Water Cottages, Manaton (Building)
MDV108103Parent of: Barns at Water, Manaton (Building)
MDV108102Parent of: Farmhouse at Water, Manaton (Building)
MDV41427Parent of: Methodist Chapel west of Water Cottages, Manaton (Building)
MDV103768Parent of: Water Mill, Manaton (Building)
MDV109936Related to: Freeland Settlement, Manaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 2 2018 4:12PM