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HER Number:MDV112071
Name:Upper Leign, Moretonhampstead

Summary

Building at Upper Leign farmstead shown on 19th century maps. Leign is mentioned in the 16th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 784 880
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

  • BUILDING (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Irregular shaped building shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment for 'Leign' lists Field Number 520 to the north of the building as 'Great Furze Park'.


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

Long L-shaped building shown on 19th century map in an irregular shaped enclosure.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 485 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Leign in mentioned as 'Layne' in 1571 and 1582.


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

Upper Leign shown on 19th century map.


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

Building and yard shown on modern mapping,

Sources / Further Reading

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. 485.
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. Upper Leign.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #71520 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2018 10:18AM