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HER Number:MDV112070
Name:Steward Farm, Moretonhampstead


Steward Farm shown on 19th century maps and mentioned as 'Storygge' in 15th century documents.


Grid Reference:SX 764 852
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIV to XV - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)

Full description

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

'Steward' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as three or four buildings around an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Steward' lists Field Number 1593 as 'Homestead and Road' and Field Numbers 1589 and 1590 as 'Garden'.

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

'Steward Farm' shown on 19th century map as a group of buildings around a rectilinear yard

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

Steward Farm shown on early 20th century map as a range of buildings forming a square with the farmhouse to the west.

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

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

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

Steward farmstead listed.

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

Steward Farm shown 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).
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. Steward.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #71519 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV40285Parent of: Steward Farmhouse, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV131414Related to: 1-3 Steward Cottages, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV110887Related to: Hayne Farmstead, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV21356Related to: Stewards Mill, Moretonhampstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 17 2021 10:30AM