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HER Number:MDV111833
Name:Davytown farm, Walkhampton

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the early 16th century, based on documentary evidence. Depicted on the Tithe Map, the layout of the farm has changed little since the late 19th century historic map depiction.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 731
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVI to Post Medieval - 1516 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map, Davytown is a collection of small buildings depicted around a rectangular yard. 491-2 on the Walkhampton apportionment.


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

Late 19th century historic map appears to show some changes to the layout of the farm since the Tithe Map depiction so there may have been some renovations at this time.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon: Part One, 245 (Monograph). SDV1312.

Davytown is 'Croftum David' and 'Davyton' in 1516, 'Davytowne' in 1576.


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

Included on list. No further detail provided.


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

The modern map shows the layout of the farm at Davytown is largely unchanged from the late 19th century historic map depiction.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1312Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1931. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. The Place-Names of Devon: Part One. VIII. A5 Hardback. 245.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #71275 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV35897Related to: Ruined building north of Davytown (Building)
MDV20714Related to: South Hucken Farmstead, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 12 2016 1:46PM