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HER Number:MDV112069
Name:Steward Wood Farmstead, Moretonhampstead

Summary

Steward Wood farmstead shown on 19th century maps as 'Steward' and 'Stewardwood'. Steward was mentioned as 'Storygge' in the 15th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 766 853
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
DistrictTeignbridge
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.

'Stewardwood' shown on 19th century Tithe map as three buildings in a narrow yard. The Apportionment for 'Steward Wood' lists Field Number 1787 as 'Homestead Lane', Field Number 1751 as 'Lawn' and Field Number 1752 as 'Garden'.


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

'Steward' shown on 19th century map as two groups of adjoining buildings within a long narrow yard.


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

Only the eastern group of buildings remain at 'Steward' on the early 20th century map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 484 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Steward was mentioned as 'Storygge' in 1444 and as 'Stoures', 'Stowrysshe' and 'Stowresshe' in 1504.


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

Steward Wood farmstead shown on Tithe Map.


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

No buildings remaining on modern mapping.

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: #71518 ]
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. 484.
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.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2015 1:41PM