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HER Number:MDV112072
Name:Welltown Farm, Walkhampton

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the 12th century, based on the age of the farmhouse. Depicted on the Tithe Map, layout has not changed substantially since the 1840s.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 540 700
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 (XI to XII - 1100 AD to 1199 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Welltown is depicted on the Tithe Map; 1285-6 ('dwelling house, outhouse, courts and mowhay'). Map object based on this source.


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

Matches the Tithe Map depiction.


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

Included on list. No further information provided.


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

Modern maps are largely the same as the Tithe Map depiction. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV21292Parent of: Welltown Farmhouse, Walkhampton (Building)
MDV22297Parent of: Welltown Meadow, Walkhampton (Building)
MDV34227Related to: Cross near Welltown Farm, Walkhampton (Monument)
MDV12703Related to: Possible cross used in farm building near Walkhampton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 21 2018 3:54PM