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HER Number:MDV111847
Name:Parktown Farm, Walkhampton

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence, although may be older. The layout has changed little since late 19th century historic map depictions.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 547 732
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 (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Depicted on the Tithe Map, Parktown is shown as three buildings; one larger one to the west of the farm and two associated structures to the east. 522 on the Walkhampton apportionment.


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

The late 19th century historic map shows some changes, including a new building on the eastern side of the farm.


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

Parktown appears to have been mentioned in a document dated 1846.


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

The modern map shows the layout of the farm to have changed little since the late 19th century.

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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #71289 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12821Related to: Longhouse at Parktown, Walkhampton (Building)
MDV61834Related to: Mouldstone found at Parktown, Walkhampton (Find Spot)
MDV20714Related to: South Hucken Farmstead, Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 12 2016 1:46PM