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HER Number:MDV113137
Name:Wellpark, Dean Prior

Summary

Farmstead dates to at least the early-mid 19th century, based on cartographic evidence. Disturbed by the building of the A38 and built over by large modern farm structures in the later 20th-early 21st centuries. Little appears to remain of the 19th century farm.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 729 635
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Depicted on the Tithe Map, this holding is described as 'Pearces Estate'. House and courtlage, with gardens, stables, orchards etc.


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

Wellpark is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


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

As the late 19th century historic map.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

The aerial photograph shows piles of rubble from the demolition of the old farm buildings.


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

Wellpark included on list. No further information provided.


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

Modern map appears to indicate nothing is left of the farm as shown on the 19th and 20th century historic maps. Entirely overlaid by a vast modern building, and surrounded by other modern buildings.

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: #72478 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. 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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV7921Related to: St. George's Parish Church, Dean Prior (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 14 2015 4:26PM