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HER Number:MDV113112
Name:Scobitor Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Scobitor farmstead shown on 19th century maps and mentioned from the 11th century

Location

Grid Reference:SX 724 749
Map Sheet:SX77SW
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.

'Scobetor' shown on 19th century Tithe Map as a large irregular shaped building with three smaller buildings to the east and south in an irregular shaped yard. The Apportionment for 'Scobiter' lists Field Number 841 as 'House Yard & Garden'.


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

'Scobetor' farmstead shown on 19th century map as two large and five smaller buildings in an irregular shaped yard. There is a 'Gravel Pit' shown to the east and a folly shown as a small circular feature to the east.


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

Scobitor shown on 19th century map.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 528 (Monograph). SDV337894.

'Scobitor' was first mentioned as 'Scabatora' in 1086, 'Scobetorre' in 1200, 'Scobbetorre' in 1219 and 'Skobbetorre' in 1452.


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

Scobitor 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). [Mapped feature: #72453 ]
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. 528.
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. Scobitor.

Associated Monuments

MDV30049Parent of: Scobitor Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV30039Related to: Folly 100 metres south-west of Scobitor, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV51767Related to: Gravel Pit east of Scobitor Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 14 2015 10:19AM