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HER Number:MDV112113
Name:Moor Gate Farmstead, North Bovey


Moor Gate farmstead shown on 19th Tithe Map Apportionment as 'Leapa' and early 20th century maps as 'Liapa'


Grid Reference:SX 703 830
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

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.

Two buildings shown on 19th century Tithe Map in an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Leapa' lists Field Number 1022 as 'House and Garden'.

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

'Liapa' shown on 19th century map as a large L-shaped building in an irregular shaped yard with an irregular shaped building to the north-east.

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

'Liapa' shown on early 20th century map with a rectangular building to the north-east of the L-shaped range.

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

Moor Gate (Liapa) famstead listed.

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

Moor Gate farmstead shown on modern mapping with additional buildings to the north and west.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #71560 ]
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. Moor Gate (Liapa).
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV8750Parent of: Ash House at Moor Gate Farmstead, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV8749Parent of: Gatepost (Monument)
MDV8748Parent of: Site of a chapel at Moorgate Farm, North Bovey (Building)
MDV8787Related to: Leapra Cross, North Bovey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 2 2018 12:25PM