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HER Number:MDV112100
Name:Luckdon Farmstead, North Bovey

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 14th century, based on documentary evidence. Depicted on the 19th century maps as 'Lower Luckdon'; 'Higher Luckdon' to the north-west been abandoned by the early 20th century. Associated areas of strip fields depicted on the Tithe Map.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 745 827
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIV - 1330 AD to 1350 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments, 272 (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Buildings shown on 19th century Tithe Map. The Apportionment for 'Lower Luckdon' lists Field Number '272 as 'house and Garden'.
Several areas of likely strip fields are shown to the north and west of the farm. Higher Luckdon to the north-west is listed as part of the Luckdon estate.


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

'Lower Luckdon' shown on 19th century map as a group of eight buildings around an irregular shaped yard.


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

Lower Luckdon farmstead shown on early 20th century map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 471 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Luckdon was mentioned as 'Loketon' in 1330 and 1333.


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

Lower Luckdon farmstead listed.


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

Luckdon shown on modern mapping as several buildings around an irregular shaped yard.

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. 471.
SDV352501Un-published: White, P.. 2013. Previously Unsurveyed Dartmoor Historic Farmsteads. Excel Spreadsheet. Lower Luckdon.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #71547 ]
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital. 272.

Associated Monuments

MDV35526Parent of: Barn north of Luckdon Farmhouse, North Bovey (Building)
MDV97672Parent of: Farm building at Luckdon, North Bovey (Building)
MDV35525Parent of: Luckdon Farmhouse, North Bovey (Building)
MDV34293Related to: Farmstead west of Higher Luckdon, North Bovey (Building)
MDV112098Related to: Higher Luckdon Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV34295Related to: Strip fields associated with Luckdon Farm (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2017 10:32AM