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HER Number:MDV113155
Name:Wellpritton Farm, Holne

Summary

Homestead dates to the mid-late 19th century, based on cartographic evidence, but may be older. Not shown as a farm on the Tithe Map, the late 19th century historic map shows a small holding with one main building (subdivided). Some modern buildings added but dwelling appears largely unchanged.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 716 703
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOMESTEAD (XIX - 1849 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The Tithe Map shows only one small square building within an enclosure at this location; probably a barn related to Chasegate farm; lies within a plot that is recorded as part of Chasegate (6 on Holne apportionment).


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

The late 19th century historic map depicts 'Wellpritton' as a small holding with a farmhouse / farm building fronting onto the road with an orchard behind. Another possible structure shown to the south-east end of the main building.


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

The early 20th century historic map shows the steading has not changed greatly; some alteration to the main building including a possible extension to the rear (north side). Spring noted to the west of the main building.


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

Included on list. No further detail provided.


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

The modern map shows several large modern buildings added to the east and north-east side of the farm. Main farmhouse building appears largely unchanged however. Map objet based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV77691Related to: Chasegate farm, Holne (Monument)
MDV77740Related to: Kinghurst farm, Holne (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 18 2015 1:07PM