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HER Number:MDV111263
Name:Stonecombe Farmstead, Moretonhampstead


Stonecombe farmstead shown on 19th century maps and formerly known as 'Sloncombe' and 'Hatherley'. Sloncombe was mentioned from the 12th century


Grid Reference:SX 737 862
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1700 AD)

Full description

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

Group of buildings shown on 19th century Tithe Map along the north-west side of the field. The Apportionment for 'Sloncombe' lists Field Number 870 as 'Orchard Homestead'.

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

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 484 (Monograph). SDV337894.

'Sloncombe' is mentioned as 'Slancomb' in 1160-2, as 'Sloucombe' in 1209, 'Slancumb' in 1210, 'Slanacomb' in 1450, 'Slandcomb' in 1580 and 'Slanokcombe' in 1609.

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

Hatherley farmstead listed.

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

'Stonecombe' shown on modern mapping as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard on the east side of the road.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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. 484.
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. Hatherley.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV40397Parent of: Stonecombe Farmhouse, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV40400Related to: Barn north-east of Great Sloncombe farmhouse (Building)
MDV40401Related to: Great Sloncombe Farmhouse, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV15397Related to: Great Sloncombe Farmstead, Moretonhampstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 10 2015 2:26PM