HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV111654
Name:Willowray Farm, Moretonhampstead

Summary

Willowray Farm shown on 19th century maps as 'Higher Willow Wray' and 'Willow Wray'. It was mentioned from the 17th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 774 834
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

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.

'Willowwrey' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as an L-shaped building with rectangular buildings to the north and south. The Apportionment for 'Willow Wray' lists Field Number 1711 as 'Lower Garden Homestead'.


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

'Higher Willow Wray' shown on 19th century map as a group of about seven buildings in an irregular shaped enclosure to the south-west of the road.


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

Shown as 'Higher Willowrey' on early 20th century map.


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

Willowray is mentioned as 'Willaway', 'Wallaway Wood' and 'Willaway Cliffe' in 1609 and was the home of William atte Wellewey.


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

Willowrey farmstead shown on 19th century 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: #71086 ]
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. Willowrey.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 17 2015 1:23PM