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HER Number:MDV111868
Name:Furzetor farm, Walkhampton

Summary

Farmstead may date to the mid 15th century, according to documentary sources (see related building record). Depicted on the Tithe Map, at least one of the main buildings shown is no longer there, replaced by a structure to the north at some time in the mid 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 543 717
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 (XV to XVIII - 1450 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Forster' is depicted on the Tithe Map (299 on the Walkhampton apportionment) with main building to the south of the site. Two smaller buildings shown to the north / north-east.


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

Late 19th century historic map matches the Tithe Map depiction, with several very small structures added to the north of the site.


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

Furzetor is 'Forsetor' in documentary source thought to date to the 198th century.


Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

This version of the historic mapping shows the southern building (though to be the original farmhouse) has now fallen out of use, replaced by a building to the north.


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

Included on list. No further detail provided.


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

Modern mapping still shows the location of the old farmhouse and the building to the east appears to have survived. The early-mid 20th century dwelling has been extended.

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.
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #71311 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12824Parent of: Building at Furzetor, Walkhampton (Building)
MDV12825Parent of: BUTTER WELL in the Parish of Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 21 2015 4:00PM