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HER Number:MDV111645
Name:Middle Howton Farmstead, Moretonhampstead


Middle Howton farmstead shown on 19th century maps being part of the settlement at Howtons. The settlement at Howton was mentioned from the 13th century


Grid Reference:SX 744 871
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 (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Long L-shaped building at 'Howtons' shown on 19th century Tithe Map with three small buildings to the north-west, west and south. The Apportionment for 'Little Howton' lists Field Number 842 as 'Fishy' or 'Feshy'.

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

Rectangular building shown on 19th century map with a small square building adjoining the north-east corner and a rectilinear yard to the east.

Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 485 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Howton was mentioned as 'Hugheton Sawte' in 1285 and as 'Hugheton' in 1333, 1345 and 1415.

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

Middle Howton farmstead.

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: #71077 ]
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. 485.
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. Middle Howton.

Associated Monuments

MDV40398Parent of: Middle Howton, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV111271Related to: Great Howton Farmstead, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV77069Related to: Little Howton farmstead, Moretonhampstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 17 2015 11:25AM