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HER Number:MDV113028
Name:Lower Cator Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Lower Cator farmstead shown on 19th century maps as two groups of buildings. Cator was mentioned from the 12th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 688 762
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
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.

Lower Cator shown on 19th century Tithe Map with three detached buildings to the north and three detached buildings to the south. The Apportionment for 'Lower Cator' lists Field Number 1475 to the north as 'Garden & House' and Field Number 1560 to the south as 'House & Garden'.


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

Lower Cator shown on 19th century map as two groups of buildings. The northern group consists of a group of attached buildings with a large rectangular building to the south-west, a small rectangular building to the west and another small rectangular building to the south-east. The southern group surrounds a five sided yard with buildings on the north, south, east and west sides.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 526-7 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Cator was mentioned as 'Cadatera' in 1167. The 'Nythercatrew' mentioned in 1481 may refer to Lower Cator.


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

Lower Cator farmstead with a longhouse.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #72372 ]
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. 526-7.
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. Lower Cator.

Associated Monuments

MDV29757Parent of: Longhouse farm, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV29755Parent of: Lower Cator Farmhouse, Widecombe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 7 2015 10:03AM