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HER Number:MDV112094
Name:Wooston Farmstead, Moretonhampstead

Summary

Wooston farmstead shown on 19th century maps as a scattered goup of buildings which had contracted to the west by the early 20th century. It was mentioned in 1333

Location

Grid Reference:SX 765 889
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.

'Woosten' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a group of detached buildings along a lane to the east of the road with several small enclosures and yards. The Apportionment for 'Higher Wooston' lists Field Numbers 184 and 185 to the west as 'Orchard'. The Apportionment for 'Lower Wooston' lists Field Number 187 as 'Green Houses Lane and Waste', Field Number 188 as 'Garden' and Field Number 201 as 'Little Plat Orchard'.


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

Wooston shown on 19th century map as a large scattered group of buildings in an irregular shaped form with orchards to the east and west.


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

Wooston shown on early 20th century map as a U-shaped range of buildings open to the west with other buildings to the west, north-west and south-west. Buildings to the east shown on earlier maps are no longer present.


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

Wooston is mentioned as 'Worston' in 1333.


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

Wooston farmstead listed.

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: #71542 ]
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. Wooston.

Associated Monuments

MDV8286Related to: Flint blade from Wooston Farm (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 1 2015 10:10AM