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HER Number:MDV111168
Name:Langdon Barton, Ashcombe


Farmstead in existence by mid 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 931 791
Map Sheet:SX97NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshcombe
Ecclesiastical ParishASHCOMBE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (Earlier than, XIX to Unknown - 1840 AD)

Full description

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


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 1904-1906 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV63521.

'Langdon Barton' marked.

Wade-Martins, S., 2000, The Farmsteads of Devon: A Thematic Survey (Monograph). SDV351739.

Langdon Barton Farm consisted of 202 acres of 'rich pasture, thriving orchards and fertile arable land'. The thatched buildings of stone and cob included a barn, stables for 3 horses, granary, with cartshed under and a timber and slated fattening yard. Adjacent there were fattening stalls for ten animals with a feeding passage, a second barn with a wheel house and piggeries and ash house.

Wade-Martins, S., 2000, The Farmsteads of Devon: A Thematic Survey, 16, 21 (Monograph). SDV351739.

A 'stone, cob and thatched barn with stables for three horses and one loose box under' is described in the 1913 sale particulars.
An ash house is described at an uspecified date.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV351739Monograph: Wade-Martins, S.. 2000. The Farmsteads of Devon: A Thematic Survey. A4 Grip Bound + Digital.
SDV63521Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 1904-1906 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #70591 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV29606Parent of: Langdon Barton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 8 2015 2:03PM