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HER Number:MDV112074
Name:Wray Barton Farm, Moretonhampstead


Wray Barton Farm shown on 19th century maps. Wray Barton was mentioned from the 11th century


Grid Reference:SX 770 846
Map Sheet:SX78SE
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, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Wrey Barton' is shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a group of buildings and several small enclosures to the east of the road. The northern building appears to the a horse engine on the northern side. The Apportionment for 'Wray Barton' lists Field Number 1803 as 'Homestead', 1804 as 'House and Yard', 1802 as 'Garden' and 1805 as 'Yard'.

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

'Wray barton' shown on 19th century map as a large group of buildings and several yards to the north of the 'Mansion (Remains of)'. The farmstead has formal gardens to the south and east.

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

Wray Barton was mentioned as 'Wereia' in 1086, 'Wergi' and 'Wreie' in 1238, 'Wrey(e)' in 1292.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SX78SE16 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV280693.

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

Wray Barton farmstead listed.

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

Wray Barton Farm shown on modern mapping and including 'Grays Court' and 'Wray Barton Manor'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV280693Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SX78SE16. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
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. Wray Barton.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #71523 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV40432Parent of: Barn north-east of Wray Barton, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV40433Parent of: Cottage west of Wray Barton, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV40434Parent of: Wray Barton, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV8822Related to: Remains of mansion house at Wray Barton (Building)
MDV29482Related to: Wray Mine, Moretonhampstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 14 2018 3:11PM