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HER Number:MDV112863
Name:Farmstead north-west of Great Dunstone Farm, Widecombe in the Moor


Site of a farmstead shown on 19th century and early 20th century maps to the north-west of Great Dunstone Farm. The site shown on the 19th century Tithe Map Apportionment is listed under' Parish Lands' as a 'House and Garden'


Grid Reference:SX 714 756
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

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.

Shown on 19th century Tithe Map to the north-west of 'Higher Dunston' as a long rectangular building with two small enclosures to the north. The Apportionment for 'Parish Lands' lists Field Number 909 as 'House & Garden'.

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

Large group of buildings and small enclosures around an irregular shaped yard shown on 19th century map to the west of the road. Map object based mostly on this source.

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

Farmstead shown on early 20th century map as a group of buildings around an irregular shaped yard with two enclosures to the north.

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

Higher Dunstone shown on Tithe Map. (Great Dunstone Farm is labelled 'Higher Dunston' on the Tithe Map and the site at the Grid Reference given is unnamed.)

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

Farmstead not present on modern mapping. Site shown as 'Dunstone Cottages'.

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: #72223 ]
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. Higher Dunstone.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV112860Related to: Great Dunstone Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2015 12:34PM